Interdisciplinary Studies

A Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies will allow you to customize a degree plan that fits your personal and career goals. Students engage with experienced faculty to develop a broad educational experience with coursework from a variety of academic disciplines.

Students receive individualized academic advising and a broad educational experience with coursework from a variety of academic disciplines. The program includes general education requirements and an area of concentration but not a specific major. The concentration area can be tailored to prepare students for entry into a particular career area. The degree provides maximum flexibility for students who have well-defined career objectives and wish to determine the content of their degree rather than pursue one of the established majors at OCU. The degree serves as a bridge to numerous higher degree programs and prepares students for employment in areas not requiring specific baccalaureate degrees. Students in this major are not eligible to graduate with a double major.

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Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
  • Demonstrate awareness and improvement of thinking and learning strategies.
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in the broad range of academic knowledge and skills required by the various academic disciplines.
  • Identify problems and analyze, diagnose, and develop solutions from a broad-based perspective.
  • Use the acquired academic knowledge and skills as the foundation for success in future educational and/or vocational plans.
  • Explain their individualized program of study and academic training to a prospective employer or an admissions officer of a graduate program.


 

Degree Title: Bachelor of Arts
Available Formats: Onsite Degree Program, Online Degree Program
Program Core Credit Hours: 124 semester credit hours
Additional Academic Requirements: 
  • General Education Requirements - 36 credits
  • Bible or Theology-12 credits
  • Concentration-30 credits
    Each concentration consists of 15 credits with the same or related academic discipline.
  • General electives-42 credits
    At least 30 credits must be at the 3000 or higher level.
    At least 30 credits must be earned with OCU, including IS3000 Interdisciplinary Studies Foundations 2 and IS4800 Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone 2.

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