Interdisciplinary Studies offers myriad major courses of study, allowing our students to engage with world cultures, garner skills in flexible thinking and prepare to engage as informed citizens. We expose students to complex and diverse perspectives. You will work alongside scholars who are leaders in their fields as you gain skills and tools necessary for a successful professional career, and a fulfilling life.
Major Courses of Study
Study the black experience in Africa, the Americas and throughout the African Diaspora by exploring topics from multidisciplinary perspectives. Learn more here.
Connect different areas of art with multiple fields in the sciences and humanities. Learn more here.
Explore the world, learn a new language, engage with other cultures and so much more. Learn more here.
Learn about the myriad ways in which science and technology shape and influence the modern world. Learn more here.
Develop a clear vision for your education and reach your personal and professional goals. Learn more here.
Minor Course of Studies
Students can minor in all the major courses (minus Self-Design) of study listed above as well as:
Learn how to apply scientific methods to legal investigations by working with faculty from anthropology to soil science and pathology. Learn more here.
Gain an intimate understanding of the Middle East through studies in history, foreign language, political science and religion. Learn more here.
Explore the historical experience, cultural traditions, innovations and political status of Indigenous Americans. Learn more here
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At the WHO, Alum Aims to Remove Barriers Across the Globe
After discovering a passion for international relations, diplomacy and development at NC State, alumna Lianne Gonsalves entered the real world looking for a way to put it all together. And she has. Working as a technical officer at the World Health Organization, Gonsalves studies how to better connect young people with information and services related to their sexual and reproductive health.
Anil Dash: Toward an Ethical, Inclusive Tech Industry
Entrepreneur, activist and writer Anil Dash will give NC State's 2017 Rolf Buchdahl Lecture on Science, Technology and Human Values on March 22. Dash, who advised the Obama White House's Office of Digital Strategy, today advises major startups and nonprofits.