Interdisciplinarity & Breadth of Learning ELE

This ELE enables students to learn across disciplinary boundaries, thereby fostering innovation and flexibility. Students may complete this ELE by:

  • choosing two majors, or a major and a minor, that cross disciplinary boundaries;
  • enrolling in a significant course sequence; or,   
  • being selected as a Hall Center Scholar

Reflection Question: How has this experience enhanced your education? In answering this question, please pay particular attention to the ways that this experience forced you to rethink your disciplinary assumptions while enriching your perspectives.


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