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Interdisciplinary Studies (INDS) at UMBC is one of the longest-standing individualized
degree majors in the country. It was founded in 1969 as Option II, an alternative
to the 13 traditional majors contained in Option I. In 1979, Option II was renamed
Interdisciplinary Studies, to better reflect the nature of the major and to respond
to the growing national movement toward multidisciplinary and integrative approaches
to learning and problem solving.
Collection received in 2008 as a gift from Jaromir Stephany, former UMBC professor
for Interdisciplinary Studies and Visual Arts departments. Accessions: UARC 2008-62.
Collection unprocessed. University publications related to Interdisciplinary Studies
are available under call number UPUB A11.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll076.php
This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers.
Users should submit their request to view this collection at email@example.com or
Reproductions allowed for research purposes. UMBC is the copyright owner; permission
to reproduce is required.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Interdisciplinary Studies Department
University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Interdisciplinary Studies Department -- Archives