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Interdisciplinary Programs at CSUB

In addition to our many outstanding academic departments and degrees, CSU Bakersfield also offers a number of Interdisciplinary programs. These programs allow students in different majors to focus their studies on specific ethnic or cultural groups, or to combine elements of distinct disciplines in a unique way. Students may choose a concentration or minor in one of these special programs.

CSUB also offers a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. This permits a student who wants to pursue a field of study not covered by one of the University's departments to propose a program of correlated studies in two or more fields. A student who transfers with a large number of upper division units in a degree program not offered at the University can find this alternative particularly useful.

We currently offer areas of specialization in Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Film Studies.

Do you have questions or need more information about this program?

Please contact Sharon Haynes by emailing or by calling at 661-654-2359. If you would like to talk to us in person, please feel free to stop by the Business Development Center (BDC), room 232A for more information.

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School of Arts & Humanities

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022 

Phone: (661) 654-2359
Fax: (661) 654-2017
Office: Business Development Center, Room 232A

Study Plans for the Specializations

Ethnic Studies

Course Schedule

Film Studies

Course Schedule

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies