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Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts features the Interdisciplinary Studies major. By offering courses in a format convenient for working adults, the Bachelor of Arts offers flexibility to students looking to focus their degree on an area most valuable to both themselves and employers.

The degree enables students to transfer in coursework from other colleges and universities, or to start their college education from the beginning.

Students in this program will complete the following coursework:

I. General Education Credits
Fine Arts 3
Humanities 9
Social Science 9
Natural Science 10-12
World Culture 3
Ethnic Studies 3
Writing Competency 3
Math Competency 0
SUB-TOTAL: 40-42

II. Supporting Coursework Credits
IST106 Adult Learning Seminar 3
Communication Skills 3
Writing Course 3
Mathematics 3
SUB-TOTAL: 12

III. Major/Upper-Level Credits
Humanities 6
Social Science 6
Natural Science 6
Critical Thinking Skills 3
IST400 Capstone 3
Area of Emphasis 12-24*
SUB-TOTAL: 36-48

IV. Elective Coursework Credits
Elective Credits 18-32
TOTAL: 120

*See Area of Emphasis page for options.