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Interdisciplinary Humanities, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #84 (WUR) East Lansing, MI, United States
This Interdisciplinary Humanities major is one of Michigan State University’s most flexible liberal arts majors. Students work closely with their academic adviser to craft a self-designed major based on either a triad or area studies model.
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Students at this Interdisciplinary Humanities program from Michigan State University have used this major to develop personal programs of study related to particular cultures or regions of the world, to focus on specific time periods or to develop broad liberal arts skills relevant to career objectives in public relations, human services, arts management, medicine, international diplomacy and business.


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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interdisciplinary Humanities - Quantitative Reasoning
  • Interdisciplinary Humanities - Capstone

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete MSU’s application for admission online, including the required personal statement.
  • Pay the $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Request that all secondary schools, colleges or universities attended and examination boards send original or attested copies of all transcripts, diplomas, mark sheets and certificates directly to Michigan State University in an official, sealed envelope.
  • Have the testing agency (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, MSUELT or MELAB accepted).
  • International students are encouraged, though not required, to submit SAT or ACT scores.
  • Do not send letters of recommendation, photographs, portfolios or additional personal essays.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39830 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14524 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for East Lansing

  • 1000 - 1500 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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