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Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Degree Programs

Graduate

Master of Liberal Arts

Program Director: Dr. Tim Boylan, boylant@winthrop.edu,  803/323-4527

The Master of Liberal Arts Program (LART) provides an opportunity for mature learners to pursue a deeper understanding of the human condition through a structured, interdisciplinary program of study. The MLA program is not directed toward professional ends, but rather it is designed to allow students to seek understanding through study in the liberal arts and sciences.

Admission Requirements
Program Requirements
The Graduate School  

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Undergraduate

Environmental Program

Program DirectorDr. Marsha Bollinger, bollingerm@winthrop.edu, 803/323-4944

The BA degree in Environmental Studies (ENST) will provide students with a broad introduction to the scientific, social, political, cultural, economic, and policy aspects of environmental issues. BA students will minor in a discipline that compliments their major and will be prepared to pursue careers with environmental groups, policy groups, and consulting firms and to continue studies in graduate programs in environmental studies and law.

The BS degree in Environmental Sciences (ENSC) will educate students in the scientific, social, political, ethical, and policy aspects of environmental issues in preparation for scientific careers in industry, government, and consulting and for graduate programs in environmental sciences.

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Individualized Studies Program     

Program Director: Dr. Clara Paulino, paulinoc@winthrop.edu, 803/323-3016

The BA degree in Individualized Studies (IDVS) gives students whose academic interests reach across or beyond the major programs currently offered by the university the opportunity to design a Plan Of Study tailored to their own needs and interests.

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Minors

Read about the Program Requirements for all of our minors.

African American Studies

Environmental Studies

General Science  

Geography

Gerontology

Humanities

International Studies

Legal Studies

Medieval Studies

Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies

Social Sciences

Sustainability 

Women's  and Gender Studies