Bachelor of Arts Degree
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree features a major in Integrative Leadership Studies (ILS). The ILS major develops foundational leadership 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.
Our degree is available completely online. We also evaluate previous credits earned to apply as many towards your degree as possible. 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: