Sample Programs

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Interdisciplinary Studies: The Customized Degree Program
Most of our students create a program of study that is all their own. If you choose to customize your own major, your plan will be unique to you. Use the tabs above to navigate examples of the customized majors that IDS students have built in the last few years.

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Example Programs
Creative Arts for Healing
Arts & Entertainment Management
Screenwriting and Filmmaking
Child and Family Studies
Adventure Photography
Women’s Studies
Illustration and Creative Writing
Entrepreneurship of the Arts
Digital Media Advertising
Writing for Multimedia Platforms
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Gender Studies
User Experience Design
Creative Arts Instruction
Art Management
Convergent Journalism
Expressive Arts
Advertising and Creative Services
Multi Media Performance Studies
Music and Media in Worship

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Example Programs
Sports Medicine
Pre-Medical
Child Advocacy and Development
Addiction and Society
Leadership and Healthcare Administration
Pre-Physical Therapy
Wellness Coaching
Social Influences on Health
Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
Pre-Occupational Therapy
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Clinical Advocacy
Patient Advocacy
Promoting Healthy Aging
Biomedical Sciences
Integrative Wellness
Psychological Elements of Sports
Healthy Living for At-Risk Populations
Psychological Approaches to Exercise and Health
Peace and Conflict Resolution Through Sociocultural Psychology
Holistic Health and Wellness

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Example Programs
Outdoor Environmental Education
Sustainability in Business Practices
Sustainable Event Planning and Management
Advocating for Sustainable Change
Marketing for Sustainable Planning
Adventure Tourism
Wilderness Emergency Care
Therapeutic Adventure Programming
Environmental Communication
Wildlife Management
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Adventure Recreation Management
Developmental Adventure Education
Conservational Ecology
Environmental and Adventure Film
Photojournalism Sustainability
Wilderness Youth Facilitation
Global Climate Change
Outdoor Recreation Entrepreneurship

adventure education

Example Programs
Event Management and Planning
Marketing and Creative Services
Fitness Entrepreneurship
Branding and Organizational Identity
Sport Facility Entrepreneurship
Business Computing Technologies
Cannabis Industry Entrepreneurship
Business Analytics
Branding and Organizational Identity
Small Business Innovations in Early Childhood Expressions
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Arts & Entertainment Management
Health and Fitness Marketing
The Business of Fitness

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Example Programs
Dance Entrepreneurship
Pre Drama Therapy
Performing Arts and Tourism
Performing Arts for Special Needs
Music for Therapeutic Expression
Music Management
Dance and Theatrical Design
Pre Physical Therapy for Dancers
Youth Services Through Dance
Ethnochoreographic Studio Management
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Choreographic Elements of Dance
Performing Arts Production
Music Marketing and Production
Theatrical Experience in a Mental Health Context

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Example Programs
International Business and Culture
Global Educational Studies
International Studies
International Languages and Cultures
Intercultural Communication
Diplomacy and Global Affairs
Translation for Social Advocacy
International Language Study
International Affairs
Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism

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Example Programs
Criminal Behavior
Post-Disaster Mitigation
Scientific Communication
Parenting Education and Family Health
Weather Journalism
Student Affairs in Higher Education
Game Design
Sports Communication
Human Resources
Medical Illustration
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Sport Performance
La Vérité à la Main (Truth by Hand)
Community Arts Promotion
Early Childhood Administration
Guardianship Studies
User Experience Design
Bio-Alchemical Prose
Communication & Media for Wellness & Exercise
Human-Centered Technology Design and Development

childhood studies