Interdisciplinary Studies Degree

BA Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program

Is a BA Interdisciplinary Studies Degree right for you?

A BA in Interdisciplinary Studies will permit you to profit from the study of the full breadth of a liberal arts and sciences curriculum. This can provide you with an opportunity to study a particular discipline. If you are interested in learning to appreciate the ways in which cultures can fit together, want to explore different modes of inquiry, and discover various diverse disciplines, then St. Andrews BA Interdisciplinary Studies degree is just what you need!

Program Highlights

  • Specialization course content areas include Natural and Health Sciences, Mathematics, Fine Arts, Humanities, and the Social Sciences
  • Study and focus on a certain era’s worth of intellectual, cultural, social, political, scientific, artistic, literary, and religious interactions and influences

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, occupations that typically require a bachelor’s degree or higher are expected to increase by 15.3%, or about 5 million new jobs by 2016.*
-National Association of Colleges and Employers, 2006, Job Outlook 2007

Why Earn an Online BA Interdisciplinary Studies Degree at SAU?

At SAU we understand. We understand you are busy with your family, you have to work sometimes one, two, or three jobs, and so we want to make it more convenient for you to earn your education.

By learning online you have the convenience to logon to class when it is convenient for you. When we say online we mean everything is 100% online. There is no learning some things online and having to come to the ground campus for proctored tests—100% online.

While learning online you have full support from our staff to help your every needs whether or not it is with financial aid, academic support, getting ready to graduate—no matter what, we are here for you.

Additional Skills Learned with a BA Interdisciplinary Studies Degree at SAU

A BA Interdisciplinary Studies will gain you additional skills that will make you highly marketable in the workplace. Some skills you will gain include:

  • Accountability
  • Adaptation
  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Demonstrate Interdisciplinary Reasoning
  • Inclusive Thinking
  • Integrate New Learning Techniques
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Openness to New Ideas and Methods
  • Organizational
  • Problem Solving
  • Punctuality
  • Research
  • Time Management

What You Can Expect to Walk Away with After You Earn Your BA Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Online at SAU

After earning your BA Interdisciplinary Studies degree online here at SAU you can expect to walk away with quite a lot. Not only will you provide yourself with more opportunities and skills by learning all about Interdisciplinary Studies, but you will also be able to:

  • Apply for any 4-year Required College Degree Career
  • Be Aware of Society in a Sociocultural and Global Way
  • Be Familiar with the Different Types of Learning Styles
  • Excel to a Graduate Degree
  • Highly Improve Your Communication Skills
  • Maintain a Higher Ethical Foundation
  • Show Confidence in the Workplace
  • Understand How Research Methods Work

Required Courses & Credits Needed

Communication (12)

  • ENG 111: English Composition I (3)
  • ENG 112: English Composition II (3)
  • ENG 280: Foundations of Rhetoric (3)
  • ENG 330: Writing Professionally (3)

Electives (36)

  • Any approved upper level courses (36)

General Education Elective (3)

Humanities (6)

Interdisciplinary Studies CORE (49)

  • BUS 301: Business Law (3)
  • BUS 321: Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BUS 322: Advertising and Promotion (3)
  • BUS 331: Principles of Management (3)
  • BUS 332: Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BUS 333: Human Resource Management (3)
  • BUS 335: Business Ethics (3)
  • ECON 201: Microeconomics (3)
  • IDS 410: Senior Experience in Interdisciplinary Studies (1)
  • PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • PSY 220: Child & Adolescent Development (3)
  • PSY 244: Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSY 314: Counseling Psychology (3)
  • PSY 343: Learning and Motivation (3)
  • SAGE 230: Human Culture and Thought (3)
  • SAGE 240: Human Culture and Thought II (3)
  • SAGE 450: Global and Ethical Issues (3)

Mathematics & Science (9)

  • MAT 121: College Algebra (3)
  • Science Elective (3)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Social Science (6)

Total Credits Needed to Graduate (121)