The proposal describes and explains the topic of your major equivalent
and lists the major-equivalent courses.
These courses total 36 credit hours and come from three or more
departments. And, remember, at least 21 of the credits
for your major equivalent must be from courses you have not yet
Interdisciplinary Studies majors need to meet University core requirements.
Because these may differ slightly according to each individual’s
case (e.g., the student’s date of entry, the core currently
in place, etc.), students will probably save time and effort by
checking early with Arts and Sciences, Queen Lili'uokalani Center
for Student Services, Rm 113. It is important
to note that students completing the B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies
need to satisfy the new general education core requirements and college level requirement. You must earn at least 120 semester
hours of credit, of which at least 45 credits must be upper division credits. A sample proposal
available from the Interdisciplinary Studies Program shows the desired
format and illustrates how the University’s regulations may
It is ultimately the student’s own responsibility to ascertain
eligibility and satisfactory completion of core and college requirements
for the B.A. The student should check these with the Office of Student
Academic Services by attending a Junior Matriculation
and Planning (JUMP) session.