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School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Inherently problem based, Interdisciplinary Studies connects diverse experts and methods to address complex challenges. It invariably contains an integrative element (for example, race, gender, sexuality, class) that brings together and benefits from traditional disciplinary knowledge and tools.

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

In addition to examining the experiences of marginalized communities in the U.S. and beyond, students explore race and ethnicity as active social, political, historical and cultural processes and use race and ethnicity as categories of analysis across time and space.

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Women and Gender Studies

TCU’s Department of Women and Gender Studies puts women, gender, and sexuality at the center of academic investigation. Our programs promote inquiry into the intersections of gender with other identity categories; the workings of power in society; and the means of advancing social justice and equality.

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Intensive English Program

The aim of the IEP at TCU is to help students advance rapidly toward their academic, professional or personal English language goals. Advanced-level IEP students may enroll in TCU courses for degree credit while in the noncredit, certificate program.

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Interdisciplinary Inquiry

If your academic interests extend beyond traditional academic disciplines, the Interdisciplinary Inquiry major can help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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IdeaFactory

The TCU IdeaFactory is dedicated to supporting the innovative spirit of TCU students, staff and faculty by providing an environment and resources where an idea can be advanced to a prototype, and potentially, beyond.

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University Life

Introduction to University Life is a student success seminar for incoming TCU students that helps students cultivate habits of learning and academic achievement.

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African American and Africana Studies

African American and Africana Studies (AAAS) minor is an interdisciplinary program that offers an introduction to the study of African intellectual heritages locally and globally.

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Latina/o Studies

Latina/o studies minors explore the multiple cultures and traditions of the Latina/o world in the United States, and their significance in American life.

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School of Interdisciplinary Studies News

Students Design Their Degree Plans
The interdisciplinary inquiry program gives students an opportunity to combine their interests into a single degree. Most people recogniz...
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AddRan professor earns Fulbright fellowship
Max Krochmal, associate professor of history and chair of comparative race and ethnic studies, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship for the spring...
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CRES News Digest
End of Spring 2020 Welcome Message Welcome to the CRES News Digest! The TCU Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies hopes that you are doi...
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Tiffany Nguyen, Priscilla Tate Scholarship Recipient
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Whitney Neumeyer Roach, WGST Graduate Student Research Award 2020 Honorable Mention
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Christina Bryant, WGST Graduate Student Research Award 2020 Recipient
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Tymerra Coleman, Yancy Austin and Georgia Ellis Austin Prize 2020 Recipient
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Sarah Davis, Priscilla Tate Award 2020 Honorable Mention
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Noelle Flores, Priscilla Tate Award 2020 Recipient
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Nick Bontrager an IdeaFactory Fellow Reaching the Community
Art professor uses 3D printers to make PPE for healthcare workers  Associate Professor Nick Bontrager is making personal protective equipment in the ...
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