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Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Pursue Multidimensional Career Opportunities with an Interdisciplinary Studies Program from Gannon University

    Gannon University’s interdisciplinary studies program offers you a valuable opportunity to cultivate the array of skills needed to meet the challenges of our increasingly globalized marketplace. This multidimensional degree lets you blend the classics with the sciences, but also the world of business with that of the arts, humanities and social sciences, making you an ideal candidate for many essential career positions. 

    • Thrive in a caring community of dynamic faculty and staff who educate motivated students in an environment focused on Catholic values. 
    • Pursue your studies in one of the most flexible programs offered at Gannon University.
    • Complement your major disciplines with a minor to enhance your career marketability.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Interdisciplinary Studies

    • Demonstrate knowledge of the primary historical, philosophical, literary and theological themes of the humanities.  
    • Understand the primary theories, methods and practices of the social sciences.  
    • Apply aesthetic, quantitative and scientific reasoning in your academic work.  
    • Analyze and evaluate principles of ethics and social justice.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Engage with the Gannon community in a variety of ways through clubs and organizations, service-learning opportunities, academic workshops and more to complement your cross-disciplinary studies.  
    • Complete a senior capstone course that can be from any of the selected disciplines or tailored to your professional needs to give you a hands-on experience similar to what you will encounter in your career. 

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Our interdisciplinary program coursework offers you the flexibility to tailor your academic experience to your professional goals. You can:

    • Select one primary concentration and one or two secondary concentrations of study.  
    • Choose from a variety of concentrations. Options include: business, communication arts, criminal justice, English, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, social work, theatre and theology.

    Achieve Your Possibilities

    Our interdisciplinary studies program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can: 

    • Gain real-world experience through various co-ops and internship opportunities that are available with local and regional advertising and marketing agencies, health organizations, insurance companies and more.  
    • Become a professional who can communicate effectively, adapt to change and use critical and analytical abilities to solve complex problems.  
    • Pursue career opportunities in an array of exciting fields including communication, media advertising, professional writing, government service, law, banking, insurance, science, language and more.
Robert Fox

Robert Fox Interdisciplinary Studies

“The program’s unique customization structure has allowed me to branch out. Whether it be intellectually stimulating and helping me develop my worldview, or helping propel me forward in my plans for the future by giving me new ideas, there are many classes that have changed me in one way or another.”

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.