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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First-Year Honors College Project Produces A+ Work with Chowan University Traditions Book

First-year honor students have notably left their mark at Chowan by completing their semester assignment with the production of The Blue and White: Chowan’s Traditions Book. Students in the 2022 spring Honors First-Year Experience class spent the semester pouring over old yearbooks, student newspapers, and catalogs; as well as reading Chowan histories to distill the.

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Chowan University Announces Spring 2022 President’s List Honors

Chowan University officially announced the President’s List honorees for Spring 2022.  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 Spring 2022: Annery Esther Abreu Haydon.

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Department of Education Continues Wavier for Certain Verification Requirments for 2022-23

Released on Monday, “The Department of Education recognizes the need to continue to provide relief to millions of students and colleges facing challenges and barriers resulting from the ongoing national emergency. Therefore, we are continuing our waiver of certain verification requirements into the 2022-2023 award year. This means we are maintaining verification requirements that strictly.

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