Plans of Study

Preapproved Plan of Study

Established degree models in:

For Preapproved Plan of Study advisement, contact:

Academic Advising Center
C210 Pomerantz Center
Phone: 319-353-5700

Individualized Plan of Study

The self-defined B.A. in Interdepartmental Studies is an individualized major program offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. A student plans his or her own area of intellectual focus with the help of the Interdepartmental Studies Adviser. Thus, the program allows students to design their own majors, in an interdisciplinary area that does not exist as an academic department at the University. Interdepartmental Studies students have designed individualized majors in areas as varied as aging studies, international business, diversity studies, children's studies, environmental issues, and health issues.

For Individualized and Self-Defined Plan of Study advisement, contact:

Interdepartmental Studies Program
415 Jefferson Building
Phone: 319-335-0013
Academic Coordinator: Andy Tinkham

Engaged Social Innovation

The engaged social innovation track combines course work and experiential learning with a student-designed capstone internship. By focusing on course work with a strong hands-on component, the track encourages students to learn in multiple ways, both in and out of the classroom, and prepares them to bring social change and innovation to communities.

Admission to the engaged social innovation track is selective; students must apply and be admitted. Applicants must have a g.p.a. of 3.33 and must be members of the University of Iowa Honors Program when they apply to the track. They also must must show evidence of commitment to community engagement and service. 

For information on applying to the track, please contact:

Honors Program
420 Blank Honors Center
(319) 335-1681