Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies program gives students the opportunity to pursue a personalized plan of study, developing knowledge and skills that align with their interests. This program is ideal for students seeking to maximize their transfer credits and study a variety of fields while earning a respected bachelor’s degree. It combines courses across different disciplines to create an individualized education.
BS-Interdisciplinary Studies Curriculum

Program Benefits

  • Career Opportunities: The interdisciplinary studies degree allows students to choose three areas of study and create a degree that fits their unique career goals.
  • Online Format: The online format of this degree will allow student flexibility in course scheduling and provide skills in time management, organization and prioritizing.
  • Outstanding Professors: Approximately two-thirds of Shorter University’s faculty members have earned the highest degree available in their field of expertise.

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Students must meet the following criteria to be admitted:

  • Students with less than 24 college transferable hours need a high school transcript, ACT score of 19 or better, SAT score of 450 on each section or better, and a high school GPA of 2.25 or better. If the student has been out of high school for over five years, a high school transcript is required but no ACT or SAT score.
  • Students with 24 or more transferable credit hours need a college GPA, based on grades from transferable courses, of not less than 2.0 on a 4.0-point scale from a regionally accredited postsecondary institution.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, the student must have:

  • At least a cumulative 2.0 GPA.
  • Two of the three concentration areas within the BS in Interdisciplinary Studies must fall under the BS degree.
  • ENG 1010/1020 (or ENG 1030/1040) must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • All 3000+ level courses used in the major must be passed with a “C” or better.
  • At least 42 semester hours in 3000+ level courses, with 24 in the major sequence.


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