What are interdisciplinary studies majors?
Interdisciplinary studies is any program that integrates two or more distinct programs around a unifying theme or topic that cannot be subsumed under a single discipline or occupational field. A few examples include women's studies, physical and social sciences, minority and ethical studies, geography and liberal arts.
How much do interdisciplinary studies majors make?
|Interdisciplinary studies majors
|Liberal arts and humanities
|African American studies
|General interdisciplinary studies
|Hispanic American studies
|Latin and ancient Greek studies
|Minority and ethnic studies
Popular interdisciplinary studies majors by degrees awarded
On average, around 548,500 students obtain a bachelor's degree or associate degree in all interdisciplinary studies fields each year. In 2021, the most popular major within interdisciplinary studies was liberal arts and humanities with 76,883 students obtaining a bachelor's degree and 406,945 students obtaining an associate degree. The least popular major was systems science and theory with 410 students obtaining a bachelor's degree and 11 students obtaining an associate degree. Overall, interdisciplinary studies majors are some of the most common among undergraduate students.