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Interdisciplinary Studies

What can I do with this major?

Related Careers​

Search for position titles within multiple career industries.​

Possible Position Titles

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  • Community Relations
  • Administrator
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Facility Planner
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Educator/Trainer​
  • Director/Manager/Supervisor
  • Entrepreneur
  • Analyst
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Adjustor
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Technical Writer
  • Caseworker
  • Coordinator
  • Field Organizer
  • Advocate
  • Database Manager
  • +Financial Planner
  • +Teacher
  • +Attorney
  • +Realtor
  • +Insurance Agent

Industries

  • *Advanced Manufacturing & Technology
  • *Aerospace & Engineering
  • *Biotechnology & Life Sciences
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • *Distribution & Logistics​​
  • Educational & Health Services
  • *Energy
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Government and Non-Profit
  • Information Technology
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining & Logging (Upstream Energy)
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Real Estate & Rental & Leasing
  • Trade, Transportation, & Utilities​

* Houston’s top industries according to the Greater Houston Partnership

+ Positions require further education and/or licensure /certification

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What is a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies?


The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies combines traditional academics with innovative learning opportunities to prepare graduates for the 21st century workplace. It is a versatile degree that opens up unlimited career options to students because they build a degree that specifically serves their individual career goals, broadens their body of academic knowledge, and refines their skills.



Professional Organizations

Affiliate yourself with various UHD groups to network and learn more about a field of interest:

  • American Marketing Association
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals)
  • Chemistry Club
  • Health Professions Organization
  • American Medical Student Association
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • Bilingual Education Student
  • Social Work Community Advocacy Network, SWSCAN

Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Criminal Justice
  • Technical Communication
  • *Public Health
  • Teaching
  • Data Analytics
  • Security Management
  • *Law (LLM, JD)
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Rhetoric & Composition
  • *Health Education (M.Ed.)
  • *Psychology (M.A., M.S., M.Ed.)

UHD Community Partnerships

Organizations offer internships or field experience to students (see the CDC for a more information related to your interest).

  • UH Immigration Clinic
  • Allied – THA
  • Shriners Hospital for Children-Galveston
  • City of Houston
  • Houston Community College
  • UHD Center for Public Deliberation
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – Greater Houston
  • SBISD
  • Love Elementary
  • Houston Metropolitan Research
  • Schlumberger
  • Main Street Theater
  • Fox 26
  • Amegy Bank of Texas
  • FBISD
  • Scottrade, Inc.
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Harris County – Houston Sports Authority

Last updated 9/10/2021 8:57 AM