College of Undergraduate Studies
Choose Your Own Adventure
The College of Undergraduate Studies – Interdisciplinary Studies offers several majors, minors, and certificates that incorporate a broader scope of curricula than traditional disciplinary academic programs. Our major programs of study include the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies – Diversity Studies Leadership Track, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies, and Bachelor of General Studies in Integrative General Studies. Each of our degree programs offers students an opportunity to tailor their curriculum to best reflect their interests and needs. In addition to our majors, we offer minors in Environmental Studies, Leadership Studies, Diversity Studies Leadership, and Genomics and Bioinformatics. We also offer undergraduate certificates in Leadership Studies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Service-Learning (S-L), and Diversity Studies Leadership.
Take the Next Step
Are you ready to begin or continue your academic journey and would like to discuss how an Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, or Integrative General Studies degree may prepare you for your desired future? Request an appointment to speak with an academic advisor who can help guide you on your academic journey.
Explore our majors in Interdisciplinary Students, Diversity Studies, Environmental Studies, and Integrative General Studies to determine if one of these academic pathways leads to your goal.
Minor programs of study allow students an opportunity to engage with a structured curriculum to develop some degree of content mastery in an area of academic specialization that complements their major. Interdisciplinary Studies offers four minors.
Certificate programs offer students a focused academic experience geared towards career preparation and readiness. Interdisciplinary Studies offers four undergraduate certificates.
The results are in, and the University of Central Florida’s fully online programs have been included in the Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, coming in at No. 7! That makes five years in a row that UCF’s online programs have been included in the Top 20 rankings.
IDS offers degree programs through UCF Online: Integrative General Studies (BGS), Interdisciplinary Studies (BA/BS), and Interdisciplinary Studies – Diversity Studies Track (BA).
Daniela Garcia, ’21, is a first-generation college student and transferred to UCF from Valencia College as part of the DirectConnect to UCF program. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Portuguese and also achieved a minor in Political Science.
In this video, part of a Season 3 episode of The College Tour dedicated to UCF, Daniela discusses the impact of a college degree.
New IDS Website
Welcome to the new and updated IDS website! We hope you’ll have fun browsing through and that you’ll find all you’re looking for and need.
IDS is now located in the new Trevor Colbourn Hall
Interdisciplinary Studies is in its new building, the Trevor Colburn Hall on UCF’s main campus. You can find us in Suite 239. Our programs include Interdisciplinary Studies, Environmental Studies, Diversity Studies, and the new Integrative General Studies degree programs.