Department of Integrated Studies

Find Your Home in Integrated Studies

Born out of FGCU's founding commitment to "endow students with the ability to think in whole systems and to understand the interrelation of knowledge across disciplines," the Department of Integrated Studies hosts academic programs and affiliated initiatives that foster in students the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute as informed, thoughtful citizens in a complex, diverse, interconnected world.

Integrated Studies BA

The Integrated Studies BA program empowers students to design individualized, interdisciplinary degree paths to achieve their personal, professional, and civic goals. 

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Integrated Studies Minor

The Integrated Studies Minor blends knowledge and methods from various fields, fostering a comprehensive approach to critical thinking and problem-solving. 

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Exploratory Advising

Exploratory Advising promotes academic excellence with students in the Integrated Studies program. Request an appointment to start your journey.

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Faculty & Staff

The Integrated Studies faculty represent a range of interests and areas of expertise. We are here to help you cultivate your own!


Our Affiliated Campus and Community Initiatives

Pursue meaningful curricular and co-curricular learning and service opportunites with the Food Forest, Wings of Hope, and the Roots of Compassion & Kindness (ROCK) Center.

Arlo leading a tour - Food Forest

Food Forest

Providing students and the community with opportunities to learn about edible species from all over the world that can be grown in South Florida.


Wings of Hope

Wings of Hope

Building bridges of hope for wildlife and the natural world with education, research, and awareness.

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Project ROCK

ROCK Center

Promoting compassion, kindness, and empathy to both individuals and communities through education, action, and research.


Department Contacts

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Chair, Integrated Studies
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Snook, Lisa
Administrative Specialist
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