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Old Dominion UniversityInterdisciplinary Programs & Initiatives

Strengthening Interdisciplinary Education & Collaboration

ODU aims to enhance academic excellence by expanding curricula to include innovative, transformative and flexible offerings in response to student and employer demand for programs that are relevant to the region's and nation's needs. To enhance research excellence, ODU's objective is to ensure that interdisciplinary and collaborative work is recognized, and that it is acknowledged as important in faculty tenure and promotion decisions.

Since 1986, ODU has led the way by offering Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) degree programs for students who are interested in two or more fields of study that don't easily fit into a traditional college department.

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