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AMST/IDS Major Handbook

AMST/IDS Major Handbook

This handbook details the departmental requirements of the AMST and IDS majors.

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Checklist of Courses

Checklist of Courses

Any changes to your Checklist of Courses must be resubmitted for approval.

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Graduation Checklist

Graduation Checklist

Review our checklist for seniors as you prepare to complete your Degree Application for the College.

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Help Along the Way

Submit your Capstone

All AMST/IDS seniors must submit their capstone thesis to the ILA for review by their advisor(s). View the upcoming deadline and the form for submitting.

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Honors

Students with the requisite GPA can discuss with the director of undergraduate studies the possibility of having their senior project in AMST or IDS stand for Honors.

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Research Credit

Review an outline of the general guidelines for research credit in the ILA, which includes information for both honors and non-honors AMST/IDS seniors as well as for students interested in setting up independent study.

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Writing Manual

Writing Resources, used by our instructors, focuses on common writing problems. The errors explained in this downloadable manual correspond to those you might make on your papers.

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FAQs

We asked our current students to suggest questions they think new students might have. See what questions they came up with—and our answers.

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Internships

Primarily for AMST or IDS majors who have identified an internship on their own, our Internship courses allow students to earn academic credit for study related to work experience that is intrinsically interdisciplinary.

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Luke Kendall Small Research Award

The Luke Kendall Small Research Award supports work on senior research projects for the AMST and IDS majors. It is given out no more than twice per academic year in an amount up to $500.

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Faculty Advising

Students majoring in AMST/IDS are encouraged to approach and enlist the help of faculty from other departments at two distinct stages of their career as interdisciplinary majors.

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Meet with the DUS

Reach out to our DUS to make an appointment or ask questions.

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