What is INDS?

Interdisciplinary Studies is an academic major at UMBC for students pursuing both BA and BS degrees. Courses from different disciplines, along with internships and independent studies, are combined in unique ways to create an individualized major. The student, INDS advisors and faculty advisors work collaboratively to develop a unique major. Recent examples include: Neuroscience and Illness, Cultural Psychoneuroimmunology, Women and Criminal Law, Political and Economic Affairs in Latin America, Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Interactive Media, Management and Intercultural Communication, Cultural Foundations in Holistic Health, Social Entrepreneurship, and STEM Education.  

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