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Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies

The Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies affords students opportunities through advising, course work and fieldwork to put into practice the relevance and value of the arts and sciences for their lives now, and the lives they will lead post-graduation.



The Collaborative for Interdisciplinary/Integrative Studies is a signature program of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University, launched in 2016 with generous support from the Davis Educational Foundation. Its mission is to afford students and faculty opportunities to put into practice the relevance and value of the arts and sciences for their everyday lives. The Collaborative oversees the administration of interdisciplinary programs, supports the development of interdisciplinary curricula and initiatives, and promotes collaboration among faculty in teaching and research. Click here to meet the faculty affiliated with the Collaborative.

Interdisciplinary opportunities abound in the College of Arts and Sciences. Here are just a few examples:

  • Scholars at Quinnipiac Integrating Difference (SQUID) certificate program
  • Global Engagement Fellows
  • Collaborative research opportunities through QUIP-RS
  • Various minors in our departments, including gerontology, biochemistry and behavioral neuroscience
  • Events such as the Socrates Café

Interested in environmental studies? See all your options 



CAS Seniors: Things Are Looking Up!


It’s been a rough few semesters, but there is good news on the horizon for the Class of 2021! As vaccines are rolling out and the economy is slowly opening back up, employers are following suit with an increase in …

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Why Indeed’s New Resume Service Is A Bad Deal For You (even the free part)!


If you have looked for jobs or internships using Indeed in the past, you might have seen a recent announcement that they are now offering three different levels of resume review and improvement services. Here’s what they are now offering:

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Online Global Engagement and Internship Opportunities with Omprakash


Throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, we are inviting students to apply for Widening Circles, a new virtual internship/volunteer program with Omprakash, a Seattle-based global non-profit that helps students connect with social impact organizations around the world.

Widening Circles is open for …

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Think Like A Recruiter To Prepare For Your Next Interview

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One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is to think like a recruiter. Not sure how to do this? One great way is to read what THEY read. For every article you Google seeking advice on how …

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Have you ever considered a micro-internship?

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Quinnipiac University has launched an opportunity for students and recent grads to provide immediate help on professional tasks. Learn how you can gain valuable experience, while helping companies get work done.

Your time in the College of Arts & Sciences …

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Featured Classes

AN 220: Anthropology of Development

Prof. Hillary Jeanne Haldane
American students are often asked to consider how they can change the world. In this class, we turn the question…

CAR 150 – Introduction to Excel

Interested in becoming an Excel power user? Consider the online course CAR-150: Intro to Excel. You’ll be amazed how useful…

AN 243: Ancient Food for Thought

Prof. Julia Giblin
In this course, students explore the origins (and consequences) of food production and consumption from an anthropological perspective. Participants examine…

AN 300: Life After Death in London

Prof. Jaime Ullinger
Human burials can inform us about social organization, health, and lived experiences in the past. In this course, we will…

SO 244: Social Stratification

Prof. Sue Hudd
This course examines systems of inequality and how they grow out of, and are reinforced by, both structural and cultural…

SO 101: Introduction to Sociology

Prof. Sue Hudd
Our society and culture influence who we are, how we feel about ourselves, and how we interact with others. This…

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