To be admitted to the Interdisciplinary Studies B.A. Programme, students must be in good standing in the Faculty of Arts with eligibility to register in courses in the session for which they are applying, and must also have done the following

  • have attained third-year standing by earning at least 54 credits countable toward the Bachelor of Arts degree
  • have satisfied the Writing portion of the Faculty of Arts Writing and Research Requirement
  • have given evidence of their readiness for independent study by, for example, obtaining an overall average of at least 60% in all previous courses attempted towards the Bachelor of Arts, by earning a steadily improving composite average even after a difficult start to their undergraduate career, or by showing particular strength in those subjects chosen for their interdisciplinary coursework
  • and have obtained the IDST chair’s approval of their proposed course of study.

Applications will be evaluated as received by the chair, Dr. Michael O’Hagan.

  • Applications on paper may be delivered to him directly in his office, Buchanan Tower 705, or may be left under the door if he is not there.
  • Applications in various digital formats may be attached to an e-mail message and sent to