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Interdisciplinary Studies (Self-Design), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
If you have academic and career aspirations that you cannot attain through a traditional field of study, you have the opportunity to take control of your education at La Roche University.
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The interdisciplinary studies major offers an opportunity for you to work with departmental faculty to create your own program. Before you begin the process of designing a major, you may want to ask yourself these questions:

  • What programs are available at La Roche that interest me?
  • How can these programs be combined to meet my unique future goals?

To successfully complete an interdisciplinary studies major, the following coursework is required:

  • 48-51 credits in a minimum of two or a maximum of three major disciplines
  • A capstone experience demonstrating the interdisciplinary nature of the self-designed major 
  • Courses at the 3000 and 4000 level, as determined by the Program Development Committee and academic advisers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Writing
  • Practical Computer Applications
  • Intro & History
  • Regions of Conflict
  • College Algebra

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Apply Online  or Printable Application
  • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
  • National Exam Scores, if applicable
  • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
  • International Student Agreement
  • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
  • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
  • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
  • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
  • Bank statement should document the currency of the account 
  • Copy of Passport Photo Page
  • $50 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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