Jul 10, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (M.I.S.)


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Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “B-” (2.7) or better to be counted in the program.
  • Students must earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 to graduate. Students who fail to maintain a 3.0 GPA average may be dismissed from the program.
  • Graduate courses cannot be repeated more than once.
  • Graduate students must complete their program within six (6) years of matriculation.
  • Students may transfer up to 12 graduate credits from a regionally accredited master’s program. See program advisor for details.

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies Curriculum Summary (30 Credits)


Required Core Course (3 Credits)


Capstone Course (3 Credits)


Select one of the following:

Learning Block Options (24 Credits)


Select 9 credits each from two learning blocks and 6 credits from a third learning block for a total of 24 credits.

Arts Administration


Students must first meet with the Arts Administration Program Director for permission to take this learning block.

Aviation


Students may select either 9 credits (one learning block) or 18 credits (two learning blocks) from the following courses:

Business Administration


Students must first complete BA 6000 before they take any other business administration course.

Contemporary Animal Services Leadership (CASL)


Students are able to complete this learning block in place of two 9-credit learning blocks.

Contemporary Animal Services Leadership (CASL) - ELC Graduates


For Best Friends Animal Society Executive Leadership Certification (ELC) program graduates, select 9 credits from the following:

General Studies


This learning block is specifically designed for those transferring in an academic discipline that SUU’s MIS degree does not include. There is no curriculum attached to this course. It is solely for the purpose of course substitutions for transfer courses.

Leadership Studies


Students may not count one of the courses listed below for both the learning block and the Systems Quality Leadership & Management learning block. Contact the program director for help in identifying an appropriate substitute course if necessary.

Public Administration


Students must first take PADM 6000 before they take any other public administration course.

School Library


Students may select either 9 or 18 credits from the following courses. Students who complete all 18 credits will not need to complete another learning block and will also be eligible to receive a Utah School Library endorsement. Students must take LM 6100 either concurrently with or before other LM courses.

Special Education


Students must first complete SPED 6100 before any other SPED course.

Systems Quality Leadership & Management


Students may not count the courses listed below for both the learning block and the Leadership Studies learning block. Contact the program director for help in identifying an appropriate substitute course, if needed.

Total Credits, M.I.S. Degree: 30


Note


Please note that some students may ultimately earn more credits than listed above for the master’s degree. If the capstone cannot be completed within one (1) semester, students must be enrolled continuously in INDS 6901 - MIS Capstone Continuation  until completion.

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