Learning Outcomes

Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies students should be able to:

Area of Jesuit Catholic Inspiration

  • Demonstrate responsible civic engagement, inspired by the Jesuit Catholic tradition, and demonstrate the values and ideals for maintaining a lifetime commitment to community engagement

Area of Interdisciplinary Scholarship

  • Demonstrate skills of project management, including self-directed research, imaginative problem solving, and awareness of audience expectations
  • Demonstrate interdisciplinarity, the ability to bring two or more disciplines, intellectual approaches, or methods to bear on problems or issues of contemporary concern, expressed through written and oral communication
  • Demonstrate metacognition, the reflective ability to think about thinking, especially with respect to the process of education or to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary academic work

What can I do with an Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies Degree?

Emily Cohen, HARVARD Divinity School; Nathan Wheeler, 4th grade TEACHER; Chris Holway, YAHOO!; Anna Roberds, MIT at STANFORD; Anneke Meulblok, NON-PROFIT; Bryan Dalton, WA State COUNSELOR; Sara Stockett, EFELLE MEDIA.

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Declaring a Major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies

It’s simple! Come to the Liberal Studies Program (Casey 4th Floor) and complete a form declaring your major in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies. You will be assigned a faculty advisor right away. And you will be encouraged to meet Dr. Sven Arvidson, Director.

Contact Us

P. Sven Arvidson, Ph.D.
Program Director
Casey 430
206.296.5470
arvidson@seattleu.edu

Kate Reynolds
Administrative Assistant
Casey 430
206.296.5470
reynoldk@seattleu.edu