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Interdisciplinary Studies – Fine & Performing Arts (BA/BS)

Degree Overview

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree program provides for a uniquely designed major. Whether pursuing a bachelor of science or of art, students work with faculty advisors to develop a plan of study that responds to personal, educational and professional goals. The Interdisciplinary Studies major may combine courses from any department of the University, both Liberal Arts and Professional, in the form of a minor and one or two areas of concentration.

For the Fine and Performing Arts Concentration choose a minor and your fields from Studio Art, Music and Theatre. This degree will allow you to express your creativity and pursue your artistic goals.

Requirements and Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Science

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree is typically awarded as a Bachelor of Science. A Bachelor of Arts is awarded if the student includes foreign language study through the second year of college-level work and concentrates their fields of study in the liberal arts and sciences fields.

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Program at a Glance

Career Opportunities

The career opportunities that result from the Interdisciplinary major are endless since the students are choosing subjects that they are interested in or are already involved in with a current career. Combining a university-approved minor with any two other disciplines provides a large number of possible combinations, which can provide a foundation for personal and career goals.

A few of the possibilities are:

  • Accounting
  • Biotechnology
  • Business administration
  • Computer science
  • Digital media
  • Education - public or private
  • Health services sector
  • Marketing
  • Music or Arts management


Courses available in fall, winter, spring, and two summer sessions. Most courses are offered online, with some courses offered on campus in the evenings, and some morning and afternoon courses in the summer.

Total Credits

120 credits

Program Cost

Tuition and fees

Program Highlights

This flexible degree program works well for adult learners who are balancing work, family, and education, while also trying to customize their plan of study to achieve personal goals.

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