Bachelors In Interdisciplinary Studies
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 18, 2021
Accreditation
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Design Your Own Unique Degree with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

A wise person once said, “Being the best is great, you’re the number one. Being unique is greater, you’re the only one.” You are the only you, so you deserve a degree specifically tailored to what God has called you to. With a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, you can design a degree to meet your personal or professional passions. Create your degree by choosing two or three areas of study and shape your degree completion plan the way you want it.

Through our interdisciplinary studies degree, you can study multiple disciplines and how to effectively communicate your ideas so that you can thrive in today’s constantly changing work environments. By choosing more than one focus, you can adapt to many different areas or combine complementary skills that will make you invaluable as you enter the workforce.


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies?

With a degree in interdisciplinary studies, you can maximize any prior college credit, military training, experience, or on-the-job training you may have and turn it into credit towards your degree. This can help you earn your degree faster and in a more affordable manner. Some schools call this a “general studies” degree, but to better represent the variety of courses integrated into this program, we named our degree “interdisciplinary studies.”

Throughout this degree program, we will help you refine your goals and shape your degree to best suit your professional needs. The internships and professional development courses you take will help prepare you for success in the job market. Additionally, our professors will provide you with training and instruction from the years of experience they possess in their field.

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What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies?

Our interdisciplinary studies degree is specifically designed to increase your job marketability by expanding your foundational knowledge in a variety of areas. No matter what areas of study you choose to pursue, you will receive training in some basic disciplines like career planning, professional development, communication skills, writing, and public speaking. What you learn in this degree varies based on what your goals and passions are.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out the featured courses below to find out more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

INDS 200 – Career Planning and Professional Development

INDS 400 – Knowledge Synthesis for Professional Development

INDS 499 – Integration of Faith, Learning, and Disciplines

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Highlights of Our Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor Degree Program

  • For each area of study, you can choose a general or specialized area of study.
  • Generalized areas of study give you a variety of courses to choose from multiple disciplines.
  • Specialized areas of study require you to take specific classes from a particular discipline.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to utilize your previous college credit, military training, or other non-traditional sources into credit towards the completion of this degree.
  • Our Department of Interdisciplinary Studies is conveniently located in DeMoss Hall where residential students can easily meet with faculty advisors and address any concerns or questions they have.

By choosing two to three areas of study, you can customize your degree to serve your unique passions and goals. With over 20 areas of study, we are confident you will find the right combination:

  • Aviation Sciences
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business
  • Communication Studies
  • Computational Sciences
  • Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Government
  • Health Sciences
  • Language Studies
  • Military Science
  • Music
  • Natural Sciences
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Religion
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport Studies
  • Technical Studies

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Work as a logistician by combining computational sciences and business.
  • Work as a telemedical technician by combining business and computational sciences.
  • Work in airport management by combining business and aviation.
  • Work in parks and recreation by combining natural science, government, and communications.
  • Work as a business translator by combining business and language.
  • Work as a medical illustrator by combining natural science and fine arts.
  • Please see our suggested career paths for more inspiration.

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.