Bachelor of Arts Degree
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree features a major in Interdisciplinary Studies. The Interdisciplinary Studies major offers the flexibility to focus your degree on the area that is most valuable to you and to employers. The Interdisciplinary Studies major develops the skills that employers demand, such as: creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and decision making, while also providing students with a specific Area of Emphasis within the degree. Students select an Area of Emphasis that focuses on the professional area that interests them. This program is designed to provide adult students with the skills and credentials necessary to compete in a rapidly changing workplace. Click here for a listing of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree.
With classes offered on weekends and on the internet, this program offers students the chance to take classes on Saturday mornings or afternoons at UW-Green Bay, Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, and Nicolet College in Rhinelander as well as through the Internet. Ease of access means that busy adults can earn an University of Wisconsin bachelor’s degree, and can do it in a way that allows them to maintain work and family responsibilities.
The unique structure of the B.A. degree allows students to focus the degree in exactly the area that is most valuable to them and to employers in various fields. Students in the B.A. program select an Area of Emphasis where they shape the degree to meet their needs. Areas of Emphasis in the program could include, but are not limited to: