2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education (or higher) 3-0
ENG 101
College English I
or Honors College English I
ENG 102
College English II
or Honors College English II
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2-0
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1-0
BIO 1XX, CHM 1XX or SCI 1XX 100-level science class 3-0
BIO 1XX, CHM 1XX or SCI 1XX lab to match 100- level science class (Must be for science class above) 1-0
BIO 1XX, CHM 1XX or SCI 1XX A second 100-level science class 3-0
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3-0
Select one of the following social science or history courses:
BUS 175
Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship
or Basic Principles of Economics
or History of World Societies I
or United States History to 1865
or United States History Since 1865
or American National Government
or Introduction to the Social Sciences
or Introduction to Sociology
Select one of the following humanities courses:
CSC 150H
Honors Computer Literacy
or Basic Art Appreciation
or Humanties
or Humanities
or Music Appreciation
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1-0
ENG 285
Public Speaking
or Honors Public Speaking
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3-0
CSC 200
Advanced Computer Concepts
or Advanced Microcomputing
or Educational Technology
Select two of the following African or African American culture courses: 6-0
ENG 383
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT
or African/Afro-American Art
or African-American History
or African-American History Since 1865
or Early African History/Cultures to 1600
or African History/Cultures 1600-PRESENT
or African-American Music
or African American Politics
or Psychology of the African-American
INT 210 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies 3-3
1XX or 2XX- level course Introductory Concentration I Area course 3-0
1XX or 2XX-level course Introductory Concentration II Area course 3-0
INT 311 Principles of Interdisciplinary Studies 3-0
XXX XXX Electives 2-0
Third Year
INT 322 Approaches to Critical Analysis 3-0
XXX XXX Concentration I Area Courses 6-0
XXX XXX Concentration II Area courses 6-0
INT 360 Foundations of Research in Interdisciplinary Studies 3-0
INT 375 Language and Society 3-0
XXX-3XX or XXX- 4XX Upper-level Concentration I Area course 3-0
XXX-3XX or XXX- 4XX Upper-level Concentration II Area course 3-0
XXX XXX Electives 3-0
Fourth Year
INT-3XX or INT-4XX Interdisciplinary Studies Elective 3-0
XXX-3XX or XXX-4XX Upper-level Concentration I Area courses 6-0
XXX-3XX or XXX-4XX Upper-level Concentration II Area courses 6-0
INT 470 Sr Seminar 3-0
INT 475 Interdisciplinary Studies Internship 3-0
XXX XXX Electives 9-0
 Total Credits120-3

Summary of Graduation Requirements 

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements (including concentrations) 63
Electives 14
Technology Supplement 3
Total Credit Hours 120
General Education Core
MTH 103 or higher3
BIO 100, BIO 110 or higher, and/or SCI 1016
BIO 100LBiological Science Lab1-0
or BIO 110L General Biology Laboratory
or SCI 101L Physical Science Laboratory
CSC 150Computer Literacy3-0
or CSC 169 Introduction to Computer Science
or CSC 200 Advanced Computer Concepts
BUS 175 or any ECN, POS, or SOC3
ENG 101College English I3-0
ENG 102College English II3-0
ENG 285Public Speaking3-0
ENG 383, FIA 370, GEO 337 GEO 338, HIS 335, HIS 336, HIS 370, HRP 290, INT 290, INT 376, INT 399A, JRN 299, MUS 234, POS 315, and/or POS 4636
ENG 207Introduction to World Literature3-0
or FIA 201 Basic Art Appreciation
or MUS 301 Music Appreciation
HED 100Personal and Community Health2-0
or HED 170 Personal and Community Health
PED 100Fundametals of Fitness for Life or higher1-0
SEM 101Spartan Seminar 1011-0
SEM 102Spartan Seminar 1021-0
SEM 201Spartan Seminar 2011-0
Supplemental Required Technology
CSC 200Advanced Computer Concepts3-0
or BUS 284 Advanced Microcomputing
or GEO 360 Introduction to Gis
or SED 420 Educational Technology
Required Interdisciplinary (INT) Courses
INT 2103-3
INT 311Principles of Interdisciplinary Studies3-0
INT 322Approaches to Critical Analysis3-0
INT 360Foundations of Research in Interdisciplinary Studies3-0
INT 375Language and Society3-0
INT 470Sr Seminar3-0
INT 475Interdisciplinary Studies Internship3-0
or HIS 494 Internship
INT XXX or 4XXElective Courses6
Concentration I (18 Credit Hours)
Major Theme: Must have 3XX and/or 4XX level courses18
Concentration II (18 Credit Hours)
Must have 3XX and/or 4XX level courses18