The interdisciplinary major in the natural sciences enables students to construct science majors around subject areas that bridge two or more disciplines in the natural sciences, leading to graduate work and/or careers in many of the rapidly growing interdisciplinary fields developing along interfaces between the traditional natural sciences.


The interdisciplinary major in the natural sciences requires a primary concentration in biology, chemistry, geology or physics and a secondary concentration in another of these sciences. Students interested in this major should seek advice from the department of primary interest in order to design a major consistent with both their interests and the requirements of the major.

Previous interdisciplinary combinations of biology and chemistry have been replaced by the biochemistry major.

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