Dr. Dina Hartzell, human sciences and interdisciplinary studies faculty member, will speak at Nature, Health and Ecology: A Forum on Well-Being and the Environment in Portland on June 1, 2013.
Perhaps you're thinking, So what does an actual interdisciplinary studies degree look like? How is it applied in the marketplace?
The following degrees were created by recent Marylhurst students — each tailored to personal interests and attached to professional goals.
Creative Awareness in an Aging Population
A registered nurse working in a care center combined the disciplines of art, human sciences and gerontology.
Managing Adult Student Success
This student, employed in a community college skill center, combined communication studies, management and computer science.
Learning Partnerships: A Systems Approach to Community Collaboration
This student combined social science, organizational communication, and nonprofit management to examine the application of organizational theories to partnerships between nonprofit organizations and the public and private sectors.