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CWU - Lynnwood
20000 68th Avenue West
Snoqualmie Hall, Room 105
Lynnwood, WA 98036-5999
Phone: 425-640-1574

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Spring quarter courses will be held online. For questions on getting set up, please contact your faculty directly or visit online learning for instructions and tips and tricks.

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Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences

Bachelor of Science Degree

CWU’s Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences program is for students who are interested in broader options in course selection than are possible within a traditional departmental major and who want to specialize their course of study according to individual interests and professional/educational aspirations. Students create an approved program of study with their advisor to fulfill academic and career goals.

Persons earning this degree find employment in a variety of occupations including: human services, business, government and non-profit organizations. This degree also provides excellent preparation for graduate studies in psychology, sociology, social work, and political science. This program offers courses in a traditional classroom setting during late afternoon and evening hours in Wenatchee and online.

At a glance

Tuition and Fees*
$2,339.60 per quarter
* Full Time Resident
Des Moines, Ellensburg, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima

What can I do with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies?

These majors are excellent candidates for a number of graduate school options because of their broad liberal arts background.

Find out more

To learn more about opportunities and wages in this field visit the Employment Security Department of Washington.

Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences Degree Requirements

Please refer to the current Central Washington University Undergraduate/Graduate catalog for any major or minors requirements.

Major Requirements / Road Map