Interdisciplinary Studies Minor

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Admission Requirements

Complete the following admission requirements:

  1. Students who are interested in an interdisciplinary studies minor should meet with an advisor in the Office of Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies to develop and discuss their proposed minor. Please click on the "schedule an appointment" link on the undergraduate interdisciplinary studies website.
  2. After meeting with the interdisciplinary minor advisor, complete and electronically submit an interdisciplinary studies minor approval form to On the form list the proposed minor's title, answer short essay questions about the minor’s theme, and list courses included in the minor. An interdisciplinary minor cannot be titled the same as an existing minor and must demonstrate a cohesive body of knowledge skills. The approved title will appear on the student's transcript.
  3. A committee appointed by the vice provost will review and approve interdisciplinary studies minors. This committee will ensure that an appropriate and cohesive body of knowledge and skills is addressed in the planned minor and that the interdisciplinary minor does not overlap with an existing minor. The committee may ask for changes to the minor before approval. Copies of the signed and approved form are sent to the student and the Office of the Registrar to be added to the student's records.

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Minimum Requirements for Interdisciplinary Studies Minor: 18 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Interdisciplinary Studies Minor Requirements
Complete the following:
Courses from at least two different disciplines that focus on a shared theme.18 or more
Total Credits18

Note: At least 3 credits must be earned at UAF for all minors.

More information can be found on the interdisciplinary studies website.