Otterbein’s integrative, interdisciplinary and experiential programs will engage your ideas, test your abilities to work creatively and collaboratively and challenge your commitments to local and global communities.
University Programs: Integrative, Experiential, & Interdisciplinary Studies
University Programs comprises three categories of programs:
- The Integrative General Education core that all students take.
Check the “General Education” Requirements of the Course Catalog for more information on courses and requirements.
- Interdisciplinary Studies – those majors that bridge two or more individual disciplines.
- Experiential Learning – curricular and co-curricular programs that provide students the opportunity to learn outside the classroom.
Integrative General Education ProgramsGeneral Education
Otterbein’s integrative approach to general education is anything but general. In fact, experts call Otterbein’s curriculum the model they hope other schools will follow.
Interdisciplinary Majors & MinorsPrograms of Study
Some majors and minors span across several different disciplines, providing students the opportunity to explore, make connections, integrate learning.
Experiential ProgramsLearning Experiences
As an institution, Otterbein is dedicated to the philosophy that an education is not something you receive–it is something you experience.