Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies can be completed with a Major or Minor to suit students’ academic interests and professional aspirations. Piedmont International University offers a number of major and minor options including Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Biblical Studies, and various disciplines in the humanities or ministry.

A Major requires the completion of a minimum of 50 credits in a specified Major discipline. The remainder of the credits for the degree are constituted from the General Education core (36 credits) and elective courses.

In order to complete a Minor, students are required to complete 36 hours of General Education (including the 12 hour Bible core), and a minimum of 36 hours of minor classes. Students have the option of completing two Minors or choosing from a range of interdisciplinary courses to make up the remaining credits required for the degree.

Minors/Concentrations

  • Information Systems
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • 4 Year Program
    Available Residentially
    Available Online

    Objectives

    Upon completion of the program, the student should be equipped to do the following:

    • Communicate effectively in speech and writing, demonstrating skills such as creative expression, exposition, and argumentation
    • Interpret and evaluate experiences, literature, language, and ideas in critical, logical, and constructive ways
    • Develop aesthetic sensitivities and enhanced creativity
    • Cultivate knowledge of other cultures and appreciation for diversity
    • Construct an historical nexus for an appreciation of all other disciplines