Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Department Programs

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Educational Studies
Education Studies is a flexible program that allows students to participate in and learn from Education courses as well as exploring other interests. 
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Fine Arts
Combining your passion for theatre, literature, music, art, philosophy, and religion, you can obtain your Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts Studies.
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General Studies
For students seeking a more individualized interdisciplinary study, you can create a unique degree program through the integration of courses from three or more disciplines into a single concentration.
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Humanities Studies
Taking a blend of courses in English, Music, History, Religion, Art, and Philosophy along with the general education core could earn you a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Humanities Studies.
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Integrative Studies
You can take classes from several academic programs across campus like Humanities, Social Science, Biology, Religion, and Philosophy to receive your Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Integrative Studies.
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Social Sciences
If you are thinking about going to Law School, have an interest in politics, or prefer a life of public service, you can mix and match the Chowan University curriculum in order to graduate with either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences.
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Learn by Doing

By going above and beyond the traditional boundaries of higher learning set in stone at most other educational institutions, Chowan can offer students individualized opportunities that they cannot find anywhere else.

Students of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies will graduate with a wide array of skills and experiences that will prepare them to prosper in a variety of situations with a broad range of academic skills essential to a rapidly changing and culturally diverse global society.

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Chowan’s First Semester Benefiting from NCICU Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring Program

A cohort of 40 Chowan University students has completed the first semester as part of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities’ (NCICU) Faculty-Student STEM Mentoring program. The three-year program, sponsored by a grant from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, was implemented on 12 private college campuses in North Carolina to improve student retention and graduation.

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Jonathan C. Augustine
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Join Chowan for the 2023 Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Dr. Jonathan “Jay” C. Augustine

Join Chowan University for the Rev. George and Mrs. Luvenia Rouson Memorial Lecture featuring Rev. Dr. Jonathan “Jay” Augustine on Wednesday, February 1 at 11:00 am in Turner Auditorium, McDowell Columns Hall. This program was established by the Town of Murfreesboro, Chowan University, and local historian Alice Eley Jones to honor the contributions the Rousons.

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Fall 2022 President’s List

To earn a place on the President’s List, a student must complete 12 or more credit hours during the semester and earn a semester GPA of 3.8 or higher. The following students have been designated President’s List honorees for Fall 2022: Christian AllenJustin AndersonDesiree AskewRasheed BaldwinMika BatesMadeline BellAlexandra BishopJordan BrownHarrison BuckmanJade BurnetteDauquann CapersDavid ClarkLydia CollinsGrace.

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Brenda Tinkham
Dr. Brenda Tinkham Associate Provost for External Relations; Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies 252-398-6304