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Interdisciplinary Studies Social Sciences
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Our online and/or in the classroom interdisciplinary studies lets you choose from a range of academic fieldswith an option for a specialized focus.


Transfer in up to 105 credits for prior learning, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.


Advance your career in advocacy, business, criminal justice, education, human services, and public-health – our program and course lists go on and on.


BS Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences

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Are you interested in designing your own Bachelor of Science degree?  

Earning an interdisciplinary degree in the social sciences allows just that. Our graduates find employment because they were able to build on their strengths and expand knowledge areas relevant to their future profession. In this program, you have the rare opportunity to blend majors and add minors of your choice. For example, you may take courses from psychology, law, political science, and history to create a major that supports your career and educational ambitions. Work in a variety of career fields including social work, law, therapy, environmental policy, public health, to name just a few.


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Photo of Milkah Campbell2022 IDS Student of Distinction Award Winner

Malikah is an Alumna of Olympic College, where she obtained two Associate degrees-one in Arts and another in Business Management. Additionally, she holds certificates in supervisory/human resources and Small Business. At the end of spring quarter, Malikah will add a bachelor's degree from the IDS-Social Sciences program along with a minor in sociology to her list of accomplishments. While she was a student at CWU, she worked as the Office Assistant for Olympic College Poulsbo and was promoted shortly thereafter to Program Coordinator for the Student Government of Olympic College. In this role, she taps into her passion to serve and advocate for diverse student populations and works with administration to remove barriers adversely impacting the student experience. Outside of school and work, Malikah enjoys family movie nights and impromptu dance sessions with her husband and daughter, cooking, and interior decorating.

Malikah Campbell
Class of 2022
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