Welcome to the Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities (CIS-AH) at Michigan State University. Integrative Studies is Michigan State University's unique approach to liberal general education, offering a core curriculum that complements specialized work by students in their majors.
To provide excellence to students by introducing them to multiple ways of knowledge in an integrative approach, to support interdisciplinary arts and humanities teaching and research that engages with the community inside and outside MSU, to integrate instructional technology and active service learning in teaching in the arts and humanities, and to facilitate cross-disciplinary intellectual and scholarly interaction.
Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University seeks to assist students to:
IAH courses focus on key ideas and issues in human experience by:
The Center for Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities works cooperatively with faculty and departments in the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Social Science (Department of History) and the College of Music to deliver the arts and humanities component of MSU's Integrative Studies Program.