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The Department of Interdisciplinary Studies now has an online degree completion
program. Interdisciplinary Studies students who have met all general education
requirements can complete their degree requirements through distance education.
Students work closely with departmental advisors to identify disciplines that
offer online courses. The online degree completion program combines the best of
traditional, face-to-face courses and distance education by providing the flexibility of
online courses with support and personal access to department faculty. To read the Chronicle article about interdisciplinary studies, Click Here
Prior to joining the department as assistant professor in 2010, Dr. Manders served as faculty member and coordinator of an interdisciplinary program with the Institute on Human Development and Disability: A University Center of Excellence at the University of Georgia. She assumed the role of chair of the department in June, 2011. Having grown up in Daphne and completing her BS at Springhill College, Dr, Manders is delighted to be back home and is proud to be chairing a department that is getting much attention. The Chronicle of Higher Education (2010) listed Interdisciplinary Studies as in the top twenty majors nationally and Interdisciplinary Studies was the fastest-growing major at USA in 2010.
Dr. Jenny Manders
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