Tabitha Jensen, MBA and interdisciplinary studies alum, was named executive director of Seattle's Teen Feed in May 2013.
Students often pursue an interdisciplinary degree in order to integrate personal goals with career goals. You can start your business in fields as varied as financial planning, performing arts management or human resources consulting. Past graduates have launched new careers as freelancers, designers, educators and technology specialists.
This unique degree provides a pathway to such career options as:
- Ecological advocate — Combine environmental science, public relations and photography for professions such as environmental writer or environmental advocate.
- Culturally competent teacher — Incorporate cultural studies and human sciences for entry into a teaching career dedicated to the cultural empowerment of individuals.
- Organizational expert — Blend communication studies and business management for a fresh approach to flourishing within organizations.
- Defining the Divine — Integrate religious studies, humanities and astronomy to examine the relationship between scientific tenets and conceptions of the divine.
Preparatory Art Therapy
Graduates in the preparatory art therapy concentration have applied their studies widely, including:
- Women and children at risk
- Traumatic loss and bereavement
- Cross-cultural healing
- Autistic children
- Children of divorce
- Homeless women and families
- Refugees, including child soldiers
- Rehabilitation centers
In the sustainability studies concentration you are empowered to shape your curriculum and, ultimately, how you choose to make a difference for humanity and the Earth. Career paths include:
- Green design — Study environmental science and interior design to develop green architecture.
- Education — Prepare for entry into a Master of Arts in Teaching program and a career in environmental education.
- Activism — Combine communication studies, political science and environmental science to prepare for effective activism.
- Media and writing — Study creative writing and public relations, or combine environmental science and photography to produce compelling publications.