Program Overview

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree is designed for students who wish to pursue broad areas of knowledge in arts and sciences plus additional knowledge in an "Areas of Emphasis." This degree is designed for students who wish to explore different disciplines (subject areas) before deciding on a definite major program prior to transferring to a four-year university, or for students who may not be planning to transfer but wish to earn a degree in a particular area of study that interests them.

Note: A minimum grade of C is required in all courses applied to any area of emphasis in this major.

Students planning to transfer to a four-year university are cautioned that this degree may not meet all of the lower division requirements for transfer into a particular major; however, through careful educational planning with a counselor, this degree would offer a solid foundation in the transfer process. Students should consult with a coun selor for specific information regarding their intended major at their target transfer institution.

Degree Requirements

  1. Complete Residency, Scholarship, Basic Compe-tency, Specific Area, and General Education require-ments for the Skyline College Associate Degree
    1. Meet the Basic Competency requirements in Writing/Reading, Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning, and Information Literacy
    2. Meet the Specific Area requirements in American History and Institutions, English, Physical Education and Ethnic and Cultural Diversity
    3. Complete Skyline General Education Requirements
  2. Successfully Complete 18 units in one of the following areas of emphasis

The health, family and consumer science, physical education and psychology courses emphasize theoretical and practical knowledge for maintenance of physical and mental health. The physical education and intercollegiate athletic courses provide students with the opportunity to develop active and healthy life styles.

Interdisciplinary Studies (AA) Requirements

The health, family and consumer science, physical education and psychology courses emphasize theoretical and practical knowledge for maintenance of physical and mental health. The physical education and intercollegiate athletic courses provide students with the opportunity to develop active and healthy life styles.
Choose at least 9 units from courses listed below: Units
ECE. 201 Child Development 3 units
FCS 310 Nutrition 3 units
HSCI 100 General Health Science 3 units
HSCI 130 Human Sexuality 3 units
HSCI 665 * Life Styles - Health Issues 0.5 - 2 units
KINE 100 * Introduction to Kinesiology 3 units
KINE 305 Health-Related Fitness and Wellness 3 units
KINE 510 Sport, Movement and Film 3 units
P.E. 301 * Introduction to Personal Training 3 units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
PSYC 200 Developmental Psychology 3 units
PSYC 201 Child Development 3 units
PSYC 390 Psychology of Consciousness 3 units
PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology 3 units
Choose at least 9 units from courses listed below: Units
COMB 301 Beginning Wrestling 0.5 - 1 units
COMB 302 Intermediate Wrestling 0.5 - 1 units
COMB 401.1 Self Defense I 0.5 - 2 units
COMB 401.2 Self Defense II 0.5 - 2 units
COMB 401.3 Self Defense III 0.5 - 2 units
COMB 401.4 Self Defense IV 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 121.1 Modern Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 121.2 Modern Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 121.3 Modern Dance III 0.5 - 1 units
DANC 121.4 Modern Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.1 Jazz Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.2 Jazz Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.3 Jazz Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 130.4 Jazz Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.1 Ballet I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.2 Ballet II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.3 Ballet III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 140.4 Ballet IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.1 Cuban Roots of Salsa I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.2 Cuban Roots of Salsa II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.3 Cuban Roots of Salsa III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 152.4 Cuban Roots of Salsa IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 161 Tango Argentino 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 162 Tango Milonga 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 163 Tango Buenos Aires 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 164 Tango De La Confiteria 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 165 Tango Performance Improvisation 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 167.1 Swing Dance I
DANC 167.2 Swing Dance II
DANC 167.3 Swing Dance III
DANC 167.4 Swing Dance IV
DANC 168 Swing Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 169 Swing Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.1 Creative Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.2 Creative Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.3 Creative Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 330.4 Creative Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.1 Cardio Dance I 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.2 Cardio Dance II 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.3 Cardio Dance III 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 350.4 Cardio Dance IV 0.5 or 1 units
DANC 400.1 Dance Performance & Production I 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 400.2 Dance Performance & Production II 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 400.3 Dance Performance & Production III 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 400.4 Dance Performance & Production IV 0.5 - 2 units
DANC 665 Selected Topics: Dance in Cultural Context 0.5 or 1 units
FITN 106 Varsity Conditioning 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 112.1 Cross Training I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 112.2 Cross Training II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 112.3 Cross Training III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 112.4 Cross Training IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 116.1 Body Conditioning I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 116.2 Body Conditioning II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 116.3 Body Conditioning III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 116.4 Body Conditioning IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 166.1 Golf Fitness I 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 166.2 Golf Fitness II 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 166.3 Golf Fitness III 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 166.4 Golf Fitness IV 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 201.1 Weight Training I 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 201.2 Weight Training II 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 201.3 Weight Training III 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 201.4 Weight Training IV 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 301.1 Spinning I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 301.2 Spinning II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 301.3 Spinning III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 301.4 Spinning IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 304.1 Walking Fitness I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 304.2 Walking Fitness II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 304.3 Walking Fitness III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 304.4 Walking Fitness IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 305.1 Cardiovascular Development - Running Emphasis I 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 305.2 Cardiovascular Development - Running Emphasis II 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 305.3 Cardiovascular Development - Running Emphasis III 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 305.4 Cardiovascular Development - Running Emphasis IV 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 332.1 Stretching and Flexibility I 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 332.2 Stretching and Flexibility II 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 332.3 Stretching and Flexibility III 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 332.4 Stretching and Flexibility IV 0.5 - 2 units
FITN 334.1 Yoga I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 334.2 Yoga II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 334.3 Yoga III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 334.4 Yoga IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 335.1 Pilates I 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 335.2 Pilates II 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 335.3 Pilates III 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 335.4 Pilates IV 0.5 - 1 units
FITN 400.1 Fitness Academy I 1 - 3 units
FITN 400.2 Fitness Academy II 1 - 3 units
FITN 400.3 Fitness Academy III 1 - 3 units
FITN 400.4 Fitness Academy IV 1 - 3 units
INDV 101.1 Archery I 0.5 - 2 units
INDV 101.2 Archery II 0.5 - 2 units
INDV 101.3 Archery III 0.5 - 2 units
INDV 101.4 Archery IV 0.5 - 2 units
INDV 121.1 Badminton I 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 121.1 Badminton I 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 121.2 Badminton II 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 121.3 Badminton III 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 121.4 Badminton IV 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 126 Coed Club Badminton 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 160.1 Golf I 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 160.2 Golf II 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 160.3 Golf III 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 160.4 Golf IV 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 251.1 Tennis I 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 251.2 Tennis II 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 251.3 Tennis III 0.5 - 1 units
INDV 251.4 Tennis IV 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 100 Men's Baseball 2 units
TEAM 111.1 Basketball I 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 111.2 Basketball II 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 111.3 Basketball III 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 111.4 Basketball IV 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 111.4 Basketball IV 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 112 Basketball: Advanced Competition Strategies 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 112 Basketball: Advanced Competition Strategies 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 116 Basketball: Individual Skill Development 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 117 Tournament Basketball 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 132.1 Flag Football I 0.5 - 2 units
TEAM 132.2 Flag Football II 0.5 - 2 units
TEAM 132.3 Flag Football III 0.5 - 2 units
TEAM 132.4 Flag Football IV 0.5 - 2 units
TEAM 141.1 Soccer I 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 141.2 Soccer II 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 141.3 Soccer III 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 141.4 Soccer IV 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 148.1 Indoor Soccer I 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 148.2 Indoor Soccer II 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 148.3 Indoor Soccer III 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 148.4 Indoor Soccer IV 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 179 Tournament Volleyball 0.5 - 1 units
TEAM 188 Volleyball Theory: Defense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 189 Volleyball Theory: Offense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 190 Baseball Theory: Defense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 191 Baseball Theory: Offense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 192 Men's Basketball Theory: Defense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 193 Men's Basketball Theory: Offense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 195 Women's Basketball Theory: Offense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 196 Men's Soccer Theory: Defense 1.5 - 3 units
TEAM 198 Women's Soccer Theory: Defense 1.5 - 3 units
VARS 100 Varsity Baseball 3 units
VARS 110 Men’s Varsity Basketball 1.5 units
VARS 150 Men’s Varsity Soccer 3 units
VARS 200 Varsity Wrestling 3 units
VARS 340 Women’s Varsity Volleyball 3 units
VARS 350 Women's Varsity Badminton 3 units
VARS 360 Women’s Varsity Soccer 3 units
Note: The following pair is the same course: ECE. 201 and PSYC 201
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.


TRANSFER NOTES

  1. All courses listed in the six areas of emphasis options are transferable to either the University of California (UC), the California State University (CSU), or both UC and CSU. Courses that are transferable only to CSU are marked with an asterisk (*).
  2. All courses may be applied to the appropriate areas of the CSU General Education Breadth and/or the UC General Education (IGETC) patterns (See Transfer Planning section of this catalog).