Department of Interdisciplinary Studies / ISP

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies / ISP

To read the Department's statement on the recent protests, click here

What is Interdisciplinary Learning?

Interdisciplinarity begins with the belief that all knowledge is interrelated, that the world outside the classroom is not split into disciplines; rather, that historical events, cultural movements, social phenomena and intellectual endeavor are multi-dimensional, stretching from, touching on and influencing all forms of understanding, modes of behavior, and types and styles of thought.  By combining, juxtaposing and/or collapsing traditional academic disciplines, interdisciplinarity aims to gain a fuller and richer sense of the world.

The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies is home to the Interdisciplinary Studies Program (ISP), the Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies, the John Jay branch of the CUNY BA Program, and the Vera Fellows Program

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See this year's Bill Markowitz Scholarship Award winners!

To see our Fall 2020 freshmen classes, click here

To see the Fall 2020 classes that count towards to the Minor in Interdisciplinary Studies, click here