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The IS3D Custom Major allows students to choose three discipline areas of their interested to create their Master Plan. Approval for an IS3D Custom Major plan will be done on a first-come first-serve basis; no plan will be valid without the pre-approval of the IS3D advisor. Please visit our virtual hours or send an email via [email protected] for further information. 

Creating a Custom Master Plan

Once you have decided to be an IS3D Custom major student, you will need to create a custom Master Plan. You will need to utilize the guidelines below to create your master plan. When the plan has been signed by the IS3D advisor, you will be required to receive the signature for each discipline area. Please send back the completed signed custom master plan along with your declaration of major change form to [email protected] 

To learn more about the major and to see how to draft a master plan, please watch our brief informational podcast


Some departments require IS3D students to follow certain guidelines when creating master plans. Students who want to use one or more of the departments listed below in their IS3D major should consult the relevant document(s) while drafting their master plan. For adviser contact information (if not provided in one of the documents below), visit the SDSU major advisor directory.