NIC's interdisciplinary associate's degree program helps students to develop critical and creative thinking skills that will prepare them to succeed in a complex interconnected world and in a variety of professions. Students choose two areas of focus from two different departments.
In interdisciplinary classes and other courses taught by faculty participating in the program, students are encouraged to recognize and make connections among disciplines and reflect on integrated themes. Experiential learning writing and speaking across the curriculum collaborative learning and individualized advising unite faculty and students in the program.
Completion of the following required courses results in an associate of arts degree and meets the general core requirements defined by intended transfer institutions. Collaboration among NIC and Coeur d'Alene campuses of the University of Idaho and Lewis-Clark State College make a local baccalaureate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies accessible.