Interdisciplinary studies supports a diverse set of programs, courses, services, and events at Salem State University.
We offer a bachelor's of liberal studies degree (BLS), which features four concentrations. We also offer eleven interdisciplinary minors. In addition, we are home to the honors program courses and a number of stand-alone interdisciplinary courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
IDS Professor Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello shares her Fulbright Greece experience
The mission of the interdisciplinary studies department is to effect significant learning and student success both in college and beyond through:
- Developing, coordinating and implementing interdisciplinary curricula and programs
- Researching and employing the best pedagogical methods to meet the needs of unique student populations both inside and outside the classroom
- Doing scholarly, cross-disciplinary research
- As the center of collaborative, cross-disciplinary efforts for all students, faculty, administration, and staff, the department serves the entire Salem State University community.