Welcome to Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies

The main IDLS Office in Mountain Hall 118 is open to visitors but only by appointment so we can limit the number of people in our small office suite. To make an appointment, please contact

  • For general inquiries, use the information at the bottom of this web page.
  • For IDLS major or Liberal Studies minor academic advising help, contact Michael Moghtader.
Fall 2020 Approved Concentration Courses

Fall 2020 IDLS Concentration Courses: PLEASE READ

If your attempt to enroll in a course has been blocked (red "X"), 

  • you may lack prerequisites listed on the course section page (click the section link by the course for this information).
  • you have not secured permission from the instructor to enroll in the course section--email the professor of the course section for permission code to enter on MyMadison.
  • the department has limited initial enrollment to just their majors and will open up seats to non-majors when the "open enrollment" period begins.
  • highlighted courses are taught be IDLS faculty affiliates and are particularly recommended to our majors. 

In any case, if you're interested in the course, email the instructor directly for override permission. Except for IDLS courses, neither the IDLS office nor your academic advisor may open up seats in other departments' courses.

FA20 Humanities & Social Sciences Concentration Courses 

FA20 Math/Science/Tech Concentration Courses 

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