Individual Student Program (ISP)
Students who opt for do an Individual Student Program (ISP) instead of a conventional major develop a selection of courses in consultation with faculty advisors. The actual course selections vary according to the ISP. Usually they combine courses from two or more majors. The normal process for declaring an ISP is described here but will be accelerated for students who want to complete degrees in 3 years.
Upon matriculation Contact the ISP Coordinator to declare your intent to do an ISP in 3 years, and to discuss course options for the incoming Fall term.
Meet with the ISP Coordinator and other faculty advisors to develop your ISP concept and make course plans.
Formally submit the ISP Declaration. This form includes an essay that describes your ISP, your concentration of courses, and plans for the remaining two years. It must be approved by the Interdisciplinary Studies committee by the end of the semester.
Fall and Spring
Take courses as mapped out in the ISP Declaration.
Submit your Senior Project Proposal to the IS committee for approval. This proposal describes the capstone project for the ISP and must be approved by the IS committee by the end of the semester. Continue to take courses as mapped out in the ISP Declaration
Complete the Senior Project (ISP 490). Complete all remaining courses required for your ISP degree.
In addition to the courses listed above, students must satisfy all Liberal Arts in Practice curriculum requirements. Other terms and conditions of the three-year Bachelor's Degree Program can be found by clicking here.
Current students interested in pursuing a three-year degree program must be in good academic standing and have completed at least 40 academic credits by the end of their first year. Current students wishing to enroll in a three-year program must fill out and submit a declaration form to the Office of the Registrar.