To complete an IDS major, students must select at least 2 focus areas (maximum of 3) and earn at least 27 credits in both focus areas. At minimum, 48 credits in the IDS major must be upper division (300 and 400 level). 

Focus Areas Subjects that fit IDS focus areas
Behavioral Sciences Gerontology, Psychology
Business and Economics Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship
Creative Arts Art, Art Education, Creative Arts, Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Ensembles, Music Performance, Theater Arts
Computer Science Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Information Systems
Education Education, Art Education, Music Education, Health Education, and any courses that pertain to education
Health and Exercise Science Health, Physical Education, Exercise Science
Humanities Communication Studies, English, Film Studies, Humanities, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Spanish, German Studies, French, Religious Studies, Writing
Natural Science and Mathematics Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, General Science, Mathematics, Physics
Special Education American Sign Language Studies and Interpreting
Social Science Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology


*Students can also decide to Create Their Own Focus Area. Some past examples include Gender Studies, Public Administration, Organizational Leadership, and more.