Individual Proposal Process

Steps in the Individual Proposal Approval process

Working closely with their academic faculty advisors and the MDST Faculty Coordinator, students have the option of developing individualized and academically challenging concentrations unique to their own multidisciplinary interests.

The process for proposing an individual program of study for approval is as follows:

  1. Meet with MDST Faculty Coordinator
  2. Consult with Designated Faculty Advisors
  3. Second meeting with MDST Faculty Coordinator
  4. Development of Curriculum proposal
  5. Third meeting with MDST Faculty Coordinator
  6. Secure signatures for proposal
  7. Submit proposal to MDST Faculty Coordinator (with current DARS or transcript attached)
  8. MDST Faculty Coordinator submits proposal to MDST Committee
  9. MDST Committee reviews, suggests revisions as needed, and then approves
  10. MDST Committee Chair signs approved proposal document and submits to MDST Faculty Coordinator and Assoc. Provost
  11. After proposal is approved, students must complete Change of Major form.

NOTE: STUDENTS SHOULD NOT SUBMIT INDIVIDUAL PROPOSALS IN THE TERM THEY WISH TO GRADUATE.  THERE IS NO GUARANTEE YOUR PROPOSAL WILL BE APPROVED IN TIME.  PLEASE SUBMIT AT LEAST ONE FULL SEMESTER BEFORE YOU ANTICIPATE GRADUATION.

  • Contact Information

    Multidisciplinary Studies (MDST) Program

    Nakeiha Primus, Ph.D

    Associate Professor
    Educational Foundations
    Stayer Room 409
    Millersville University
    Phone: 717-871-4851
    e-mail: Nakeiha.Primus@millersville.edu