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Interdisciplinary Studies – Humanities (BA/BS)

Customize your bachelor's degree with our program in Interdisciplinary Studies.
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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 program is particularly well suited to adult learners. It provides the opportunity for part-time, individually paced education, which allows students to build their academic confidence and integrate their studies into their lives.

Build your degree by choosing a minor in fields including art, world language, music or philosophy. Not sure of your career goals? This liberal arts degree provides a strong and flexible skill set for any career.

Requirements and Curriculum

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Two-Year Course Rotation (PDF)

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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Career Opportunities

The career opportunities 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
  • Computer science
  • Digital media
  • Education (public or private)
  • Health services sector
  • Marketing
  • Music or Arts management

Program at a Glance


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