BSS Interdisciplinary Scholars Minor

The Interdisciplinary Scholars Minor is designed to expose students to a diverse range of interdisciplinary studies within the BSS curriculum. Study objectives are predominantly focused on the BSS pillars; Global Understanding and Perspectives, 社会正义 and Diversity, 和批判性思维. This framework offers unique insights into the complex, critical issues commonly addressed by BSS disciplines. 

Accepted students work with a program advisor to develop individualized coursework. 

For more information please contact Dr. Mity Myhr, program advisor, via 电子邮件. 


  • Complete five ISM courses in residence across three distinct disciplines. This includes the BSS Interdisciplinary Research Methods course. 
  • Take at least one course from each of the designated areas of emphasis.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.50 in the ISP Minor, with a minimum grade of B in each course.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Complete IBSS 4350 Interdisciplinary Research Methods course.
  • Present a final thesis at the BSS ISP Symposium.


  • You must be a full-time undergraduate student. 
  • You must be a current sophomore.
  • You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

You may choose three BSS majors:

  • 刑事司法
  • Environmental Science and Policy
  • 全球研究
  • 历史
  • 政治科学
  • 心理学
  • 社会工作
  • 社会学

Applications are Accepted on a Rolling Basis

Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their ISM course plans with their academic advisors prior to registration. All application materials should be submitted online through the link: ISP应用程序.