Master of Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Courses 

Course Selection Lists by Discipline - Learning Block List 1

Choose 1-3 Learning Blocks (programs) from the programs below. Each Learning Block must total a minimum of 9 credits.  Courses in Learning Block 1 may be offered each semester.

For more information about Graduate & Online School Programs, visit the Graduate & Online School webpage

Corporate Online Training

You must first complete:

  • GOSC 6500 Foundations for Corporate Online Training (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Then complete the following:

  • GOSC 6501 Synchronous Delivery (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)
  • GOSC 6502 Asynchronous Delivery (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Deming Institute (expected Summer 2018)

Leadership

You must first complete: 

  • GOSC 6510 Foundation of Leadership (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Then complete the following:

  • GOSC 6511 Strategic Leadership (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available) 
  • GOSC 6512 Leadership Coaching Strategies (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Online Teaching

You must first complete:

  • GOSC 6050 Online Teaching for Educators (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Then complete the following:

  • GOSC 6051 Instructional Design for e-Learning (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)
  • GOSC 6052 Creating Collaborative Communities in e-Learning (3 credits) (Offered based on interest, independent study is available)

Course Selection Lists by Discipline - Learning Block List 2

Choose 0-2 Learning Blocks (programs) from the programs below. Each Learning Block must total a minimum of 9 credits.

Any of the Programs from Learning Block List 1

Arts Administration (MA)

Choose nine (9) credits from the list below. For more information about Arts Administration, visit the Arts Administration Program webpage:

You must first complete:

  • AA6010-70i Principles of Arts Administration (3 credits) (Fall semester)

Then complete two of the following:

  • AA 6040-70i Arts Advocacy & Cultural Policy (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • AA 6070-70i Leadership Development in the Arts (3 credits) (Spring semester)
  • AA 6110-70i Legal Issues in the Arts (3 credits) (Summer semester)
  • AA 6210-70i Grant Writing (3 credits) (Spring semester)
  • AA 6800-70i Board Relations (3 credits) (Fall Semester)

Specific course descriptions in Arts Administration.

Business Administration (MBA)

Choose nine (9) credits from the list below, any order. For more information about Business Administration, visit the MBA webpage:

  • ACCT 6000 Foundations of Accounting (3 credits) (Offered: As needed, usually every semester)
  • MGMT 6000 Foundations of Management & Operations (3 credits) (Offered: As needed, usually Fall)
  • ECON 6000 Foundations of Economics (3 credits) (Offered: As needed, usually Spring)

*Note: MBA 6000-level courses are typically offered 1 semester per year, so you will need to be flexible, and plan to take 1 course at a time.

Specific course descriptions in Business Administration.

Cybersecurity & Information Assurance (MS)

Choose nine (9) credits from the list below. For this program, you need to be able to remote connect in order to work in a virtual environment. You should be AF certified or Network PRO. If you do not have a certification, you must also take ECET 2750 - PC Hardware (3) and CSIS 2600 - Data Communications and Networking (3). ECET 2750 and CSIS 2600 are prerequisite courses and will not count towards the MIS degree/Cybersecurity & Information Assurance concentration.

You must first complete:

  • CSIA 6000 Network Security (3 credits) (Fall)

Then complete a minimum of 6 more credits from the following:

  • CSIA 6030 Advanced Persistent Threats (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • CSIA 6040 IT Project Management (3 credits) (Spring semester)
  • CSIA 6060 IT Risk Management (3 credits) (Spring semester) 
  • CSIA 6240 Digital Forensics (3 credits) (Summer)

Specific course descriptions in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance.

Music Technology (MMMT)

Complete courses (9 credits) from the list below. It is recommend, but not required, to begin with MUSC 5180. For more information about Music Technology, visit the Master of Music Technology webpage:

  • MUSC 5180 Survey of Music Technology (3 credits) (Offered: As needed)
  • MUSC 6320 Digital Audio Recording I (2 credits) (Offered: As needed)
  • MUSC 6350 Music Business Technology (2 credits) (Offered: As needed)
  • MUSC 6550 Digital Music Notation I (2 credits) (Offered: As needed)

Specific course descriptions in Music Technology.

Professional Communication (MA)

Choose nine (9) credits from the list below. For more information about Professional Communication, visit the Master of Professional Communication webpage.

  • COMM 6010 Communication Theory (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • COMM 6040 Professional Writing and Presentations (3 credits) (Summer semester)
  • COMM 6140 Pop Culture Messages (3 credits) (Spring semester)
  • COMM 6210 Strategic Communication (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • COMM 6230 Social Media (3 credits) (Spring semester)

*If you have an interest in particular courses not listed here --except 6000, 6850, 6891, 6900 & 6910-- please contact the program advisor, Dr. Matt Barton.

Public Administration (MPA)

Choose a total of nine (9) credits from the list below. For more information about Public Administration, visit the MPA webpage.

You must first complete:
  • PADM 6000 Overview & Theory of Public Administration (3 credits) (Spring semester)

Then complete two of the following:
  • PADM 6200 Public Sector Economics (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • PADM 6300 Administrative Law (3 credits) (Summer semester)
  • PADM 6500 Human Resources Management (3 credits) (Fall semester)

Specific course descriptions in Public Administration.

*If you have an interest in particular courses not listed here, please contact the program advisor, Dr. Angela Pool-Funai.

School Library Media (Endorsement)

For more information about this program, visit the School Library Media Program webpage. Choose a total of nine (9) credits from the list below:

Complete the nine (9) credits from the list below: (any order)

  • LM 6180 Utilization of Literature in the Classroom (3 credits) (Fall semester)
  • LM 6190 Managing a Media Center (3 credits) (Summer semester)
  • LM 6210 Research for Information Professionals (3 credits) (Spring semester)

Specific course descriptions in School Library Media.