Open StudiesPage address: https://www.mnsu.edu/programs/openstudies.html
|College||Arts & Humanities|
|Undergraduate Degree Type(s)||BA|
|Program Description||The Open Studies baccalaureate major is designed to give highly motivated, self-directed students an opportunity to create their own programs and earn an undergraduate degree. It is a liberal-education program designed for students who wish to major in an interdisciplinary area with a coherency of design.
Students seeking the Open Studies degree will select three academic areas in which to concentrate their work and will arrange for a faculty advisor in each of those areas to oversee their work in each area. The areas of study must represent three distinct academic disciplines at Minnesota State University. The student must file a plan of study that provides a reason for choosing these areas of study and that demonstrates why the proposed work cannot be accomplished under the usual major-and-minor(s) format at MSU.
|Other Requirements||The Open Studies major must:|
|Academic Bulletin||A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.|
|Program Contact Information||Dr. Kristen Treinen, Director of Open Studies
Minnesota State University, Mankato
230 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, Minnesota 56001
|College Advising||College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Gina Maahs, Student Relations Coordinator
226B Armstrong Hall
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