Summer 2022 Academic Advising Update

- Students interested in declaring Environmental Studies BS, Integrative General Studies BGS, or any of our minors or certificates may apply through the myUCF portal*. Students interested in declaring Interdisciplinary Studies BA or BS or the IDS BA - Diversity Studies Leadership track will need to meet with an academic advisor to complete the major declaration process. All students interested in changing their major will be given access to a Webcourse designed to facilitate the selection of an appropriate major. Prospective students are eligible to meet with an academic advisor after reviewing the Webcourse.

Students already declared in the Environmental Studies, Integrative General Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, or IDS - Diversity Studies Leadership majors may schedule an advising appointment through their myUCF - myKnight STAR portal. Detailed instructions are located here.

*Currently declared Interdisciplinary Studies BA/BS students cannot make changes to their programs of study via the myUCF portal. Students must consult with an academic advisor in CUGS-IDS to update their program via a form process.

Interdisciplinary Studies

College of Undergraduate Studies

Phone & Fax

407-823-2028 (Fax)


Appointment Request Form Email:


Trevor Colbourn Hall,
Suite 239

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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.

Bachelor Degrees

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). 

U.S. News Best Online Programs Badge

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.



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