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Interdisciplinary Programs

Flexible Programs of Study – SMSU students have two options

Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM)

The Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM) allows students to develop a program from two or more existing majors, when an existing major does not fit a their career or personal goals. The student’s proposal must be developed in consultation with a faculty member and approved by the university’s Curriculum Committee, which will consider how the proposal relates to the student’s personal educational goals.

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General Studies Major

The General Studies Major is the most flexible interdisciplinary program available at Southwest Minnesota State University. This program allows students to design a major that fulfills the university’s graduation requirements, but gives the student more options in combining courses from across the curriculum to complete their degree.

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  • Rank in the upper half of graduating class
  • or
  • Score a composite of 21 or above on the ACT or 990 on the SAT

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