Interdepartmental Programs

Areas of Study

Interdepartmental programs
  • These programs represent partnerships between units on campus that blend together multiple disciplines in a way that creates unique educational offerings for our students. By pairing together coursework from different programs of study, Millikin is able to offer a selection of minors that are truly multi-disciplinary.

Undergraduate Programs

  • Interdepartmental

    Interdepartmental Major

    For reasons including broad interests or career aspirations that do not fall categorically into a single major, students may seek out alternative options for earning a bachelor’s degree. The Interdepartmental Major is an individualized program of study designed to meet the needs of these students.


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    African American Studies Minor

    The African American Studies minor offers 21 credit hours of course content connections across disciplines that integrate literature, history/politics, communication...

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    Design Thinking Minor

    The Design Thinking minor is an interdisciplinary program that will strengthen students’ technical, creative, and management skills as they prepare to become design managers, innovation specialists, and creative leaders at companies.
  • Gender Studies

    Gender Studies Minor

    The minor consists of 21 credits, approved by a committee and taken over the student’s tenure at Millikin University. These courses can be drawn from all schools, divisions and departments of the university.
  • Global Studies

    International & Global Studies Minor

    The International and Global Studies minor requires completion of 21 credit hours in courses that focus on topics outside the United States, regardless of academic discipline.