May 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Individualized Studies: Option B (INDS) - BA Major (Rochester & Winona)

49 credits (no minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

This program allows students to create a major utilizing several departments to meet their particular educational goals.

Double Majors: no more than 12 credits may be duplicated between majors.

Individualized Studies Major Map  

Electives (43 credits)

  • at least 34 credits of 300/400-level courses (in addition to INDS 300 & 495)
  • 9 credits may be 100/200-level courses

INDS Majors Requirements

  • Complete WSU’s General Education Program (GEP) , 40 upper-division credits including INDS 300  and INDS 495  for the INDS major and electives, to reach a minimum of 120 credits. It is expected that all course prerequisites will be completed.
  • Complete 9 lower-level credits based on the program plan.
  • Complete all General Education Program (GEP)  Intensive course requirements.
  • Students declaring the Individualized Studies major must have on file a Student Program Plan for the major. The Student Program Plan is developed in the required INDS 300  course. It is advised that students complete INDS 300  in their first semester as an Individualized Studies major.
  • Students may not register for and complete INDS 300  and INDS 495  in the same term. 
  • A maximum of nine credits applying to the major may be taken on a P/NC basis. All other WSU policies apply. For a checklist of the University’s graduation requirements, see Academic Policies & University Requirements .


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning