The Interdisciplinary Concentration is an individualized student and faculty designed major available to students admitted to Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies. This major is ideal for self-directed students aiming to integrate their academic studies from various disciplines into a cohesive major representing their unique and individualized interests. Students receive support in designing their studies by taking classes that help them plan their degrees and by working with a committee of faculty members.
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies is a small interdisciplinary, liberal arts college within Western Washington University. Fairhaven College provides students with an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning. Students take an active role in the design and content of their education by building strong working relationships with their faculty to explore new ideas within a supportive educational structure. Students enjoy a small learning community while also drawing from resources within the larger university. Fairhaven College offers students a small, interactive classroom of 15-20 students within a college of 400 students. The College’s interdisciplinary curriculum is shaped around inquiry, creativity, leadership, and scholarship. Fairhaven emphasizes critical inquiry with a focus on social and environmental justice and diversity.
The Interdisciplinary Concentration is part of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies.