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Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences
College of the Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Alena Yastchenko


Central’s Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences degree allows you to choose courses from several disciplines to meet your interests and professional goals.


The Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences major is designed for the student with interests that don’t fall within the traditional departmental major boundaries. It allows the student to design his or her own major, within the social science fields, and incorporate classes that are of interest to that student.

Why this program?

The Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences major is conveniently offered at seven locations, including: Des Moines, Ellensburg campus, Everett, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Pierce County, Wenatchee, and Yakima, as well as online.


Why interdisciplinary studies at CWU?

The Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences major allows you to play an active role in picking your classes. The program offers you an opportunity to devise an approved, coherent program of study, in conjunction with a program director, to fulfill your academic or career goals.

The Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences major is ideal for students whose interests don’t fall within the traditional departmental boundaries. It is designed for those who wish to determine their own course of study.

The Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences degree provides excellent preparation for graduate studies in psychology, sociology, social work, law, and political science.

Connect with Interdisciplinary Studies at Central

If your interests overstep traditional departmental boundaries, then a degree in interdisciplinary studies may be what you're looking for. Be sure to stay connected.


In addition to the main campus in Ellensburg, the Interdisciplinary Studies-Social Sciences major is offered at various locations statewide and online, making it easier to earn a degree.

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University Centers Feature

Watch and listen as CWU President James Gaudino talks about the importance of CWU University Centers located across Washington. Central's Interdisciplinary Studies - Social Sciences major is one of the more popular offerings at our center locations.

Points of Pride

Graduates of our program find employment is a variety of occupations, ranging from corporate to social services, depending upon their primary emphasis among the various disciplines within the social science category.

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