The isf major is one of the l&s undergraduate studies interdisciplinary majors isf offers highly-motivated students the unique opportunity to undertake a major research project. How can you do truly interdisciplinary research, when most research sources are discipline-specific most of us learn to do research within a discipline, but you need to become adequate in multiple disciplines for this course. Use appropriate interdisciplinary degree code after official approval in writing by the graduate dean, the student becomes an interdisciplinary studies student the department major code number is then changed to either 125 (the phd interdisciplinary code) or to 155 (the master's interdisciplinary code.
About the program bachelor of arts (ba) isf is an interdisciplinary major and a research-driven program of liberal education it has been ranked the top personalized major offered at us universities and colleges. Isf senior thesis guidelines the isf senior thesis requirement is the capstone experience and final product of the isf major the thesis is a sustained, original, and critical examination of a central interdisciplinary research question, developed under the guidance of the isf 190 instructor. The media studies major at the university of california at berkeley is an undergraduate interdisciplinary group major in the office of undergraduate and interdisciplinary studies. The ideal candidate will have significant interdisciplinary research experience of their own in one more of these fields and disciplines, and have teaching experience in one or more of these (or other) disciplines, or in an interdisciplinary studies program.
Through collaborative-based learning projects, students and teachers will explore critical issues and develop sound criteria for doing interdisciplinary work in religious studies students will practice skills for modelling their potential dissertation project, and engage in learning the present. The interdisciplinary studies field major (isf) at uc berkeley is an individualized, research-driven program in the office of undergraduate and interdisciplinary studies (ugis) isf seeks applications for a full time lecturer to teach a research methods seminar (isf 189) and senior thesis seminars.
Interdisciplinary studies degree a student who has received a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and whose credentials indicate the ability to pursue graduate work may develop an interdisciplinary studies major. Sage research methods is the essential online resource for anyone doing research or learning how to do research with more than 800 books, reference works, and journal articles from sage's world-renowned research methods list, sage research methods provides information on writing a research question, conducting a literature review, choosing a research method, collecting and analyzing data. The interdisciplinary studies program is proud to host berkeley course threads, developed by the townsend center for the humanities, that give students the chance to connect their courses thematically to earn a certificate in interdisciplinary studies. The master's degree program in interdisciplinary studies (mais) is designed for students who seek a degree that integrates knowledge from several disciplines. Interdisciplinary doctoral programs berkeley offers doctoral students the opportunity to create an interdisciplinary major of their own design you must have successfully completed at least two semesters of graduate study in a doctoral program at berkeley.
Research paper: interdisciplinary studies goal provide an argumentative, defensible thesis statement, logically ordered body paragraphs that supplies supporting examples and textual references, and a coherent conclusion. Whether project or thesis, the interdisciplinary studies capstone research experience should reflect students' mastery of relevant subjects and skills in their course work, experiential learning opportunities, and research. Dissertation proposals differ across areas but a typical proposal would be 15-30 pages long and would include an introduction, a review of related literature, a plan for the dissertation research and an indication of the sorts of products that will emerge from the project (publishable papers, case studies, software, technologies, etc.
Director, interdisciplinary studies field (isf), ugis peter sahlins has taught history at uc berkeley since 1989 he is the author of several books, including most recently 1668: the year of the animal in france (new york: zone books, 2017. Because american studies at uc berkeley is an interdisciplinary program based on the major's own offerings and supplemented by individualized programs of study drawing on the resources of the whole campus, students in this major complete their work in the major with an interdisciplinary senior thesis. Literature review: interdisciplinary studies goal the goal of the literature review is to provide a general description and evaluation of current studies, articles, and theories in the field, and to make recommendations and encourage further research.
The interdisciplinary studies program has provided information for students who plan to study abroad review your department's responses to the major advising questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions. The berkeley group in buddhist studies offers an interdisciplinary program of study and research leading to a phd degree in buddhist studies the group, which cooperates closely with the departments of south and southeast asian studies (sseas) and east asian languages and cultures (ealc), emphasizes the study of buddhism in its many forms.
Medieval studies the interdisciplinary graduate group in medieval studies provides intellectual interaction between faculty and graduate students in a variety of ucb departments that feature medieval studies within their individual curricula. The interdisciplinary studies field major (isf) at uc berkeley is an individualized, research-driven program in the office of undergraduate and interdisciplinary studies (ugis) isf seeks applications for a full time lecturer to teach a research methods seminar (isf 189) and senior thesis seminars (isf 190) that involve supervision of. The interdisciplinary faculty program supports international, cross-campus research at berkeley proposals that bring together faculty from different departments and disciplines will be given priority consideration in funding decisions.