Interdisciplinary Major Application

Do you want to earn a degree and tailor your major to your specific needs? Apply now to the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies to get the degree that works for you.


The Interdisciplinary Studies Department provides the freedom and guidance for students to achieve their specific goals. The application process is designed to help students define their goals and work with faculty to craft an individualized academic plan.

  1. Request the “Expression of Interest” form from [email protected], fill out the form, and return it to the [email protected] inbox.
  2. Work with academic advisors to create a program of study to meet your academic goals.
  3. Submit your program of study for approval by the advisory committee. You can submit your application and proposal for an Interdisciplinary Studies major as soon as you have a Northwestern GPA.