The University of Texas at Dallas

School of Interdisciplinary Studies


The programs of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) provide students with a broad learning experience. Because of the individualized focus and flexibility, the program is appropriate for both students preparing to enter the workplace and those planning to continue their studies. IS students are encouraged to customize a degree plan using two or more disciplines — a combination of business and the social sciences, for example — or they can tailor degrees in American studies or healthcare studies around topics of interest.

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts: American studies, interdisciplinary studies

Bachelor of Science: Healthcare studies, interdisciplinary studies

Master of Arts: Interdisciplinary studies

Minors Offered

If your academic focus leads you elsewhere at UT Dallas, but you would still like to pursue studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, the following minors are available:

  • American studies
  • Environmental studies
  • Exercise sciences
  • Gender studies
  • Healthcare studies

Additional Facts

The University’s Teacher Development Center (TDC) is housed in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and provides rigorous, university-based coursework with extensive field experience, including student teaching or a supervised post-baccalaureate internship for students interested in making teaching or school administration their career. The TDC offers teacher certification options for both undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students.

The University’s Academic Bridge Program, for which the school is responsible, assists high-potential students who may not have completed a college-track high school curriculum to transition to the academically rigorous environment of UT Dallas.

Contact Information

Office of Admission and Enrollment
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
972-883-2270 or 1-800-889-2443
[email protected]
utdallas.edu/enroll

School of Interdisciplinary Studies
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road, HH30
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Phone: 972-883-2350
Website: is.utdallas.edu