Interdisciplinary Studies B.I.S. (Online)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.) Online provides opportunities for students who are interested in combining a liberal arts background with some degree of specialization. The degree offers a solid core curriculum program along with the freedom to choose several areas of study.

An online interdisciplinary degree that allows for study in several areas, the B.I.S. is organized to provide an academically sound program with carefully planned core and area concentrations. The student who earns this degree will have achieved a broad-based education in a fully accredited program.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
Select 18 credit hours of courses appropriate to Concentrations, as approved by advisor18
Major Requirements
For the major, students may choose one of the following two options: 151-54
Three (3) concentrations of 18 credit hours each from the list of approved concentrations below;
Two (2) concentrations of 18 credit hours each from the list of approved concentrations below and one (1) 15-credit hour minor from the list of approved minors.
Approved Concentrations: 2
Business, Criminal Justice, Culture & Society, Law & Society, Music, Public Administration, Sociology, and Writing
Note: Please check with B.I.S. advisor for detailed information on Approved Concentrations.
Approved Minors 3
Business, Justice Studies, Sociology, and Writing
Note: Please check with B.I.S. advisor for detailed information on Approved Minors.
Required Capstone Course
IDS   4111Capstone in Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Elective
Select 5-8 credit hours of Electives5-8
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must have a 2.0 total institution GPA overall and a total GPA of 2.0 in each concentration (or minor).

Advisement

The program is administered by the College of Arts and Humanities.