Degree and Certificate Options

Interdisciplinary Studies

Program Overview

As one of the most popular degrees at Rose State College, the Interdisciplinary Studies degree is ideal for students who aren't exactly sure what they want to major in. Students have the opportunity to try out courses from several disciplines as they prepare for a four-year degree. The goal of the Interdisciplinary Studies emphasis in the Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Studies is to prepare students to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. 

Accelerated degree path available in as little as 14 months, with most courses offered online.

Program Objectives

Graduates of this option will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate effective writing and communication skills.
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking to a variety of situations and problems.
  • Pursue careers in entry level government, education, business, and other similar fields through multidisciplinary preparation.
  • Determine self-chosen academic and career goals.
  • Exhibit a basic general foundation of English, history, government, science, math, and liberal arts appropriate for students transferring to a four-year institution.

Career Fields

A degree in Interdisciplinary Studies leaves a wide-variety of careers open for graduates.  Students are prepared to work on a Bachelor’s degree in multiple disciplines, and they leave the program with a plan for their future.  An associate’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies shows potential employers that the graduate accomplishes his or her goals and can communicate well. These are things that all employers look for.

Transfer Agreements

Rose State College and other Oklahoma colleges and universities have memorandums of understanding which identify course equivalencies between both institutions. These agreements aid transfer students.  Transfer Agreements webpage


Chris Shaneyfelt
Chris Shaneyfelt
Humanities Advisor Humanities Department
(405) 733-7999