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School of Urban and Public Affairs

School of Urban and Public Affairs

Undergraduate Studies Information

Degree Plans

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Undergraduates can choose between 2 basic degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.) and the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.I.S.).

 

 

 

 

CORE Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree:

  • English: 6 Hours
  • Literature: 3 Hours
  • History: 6 Hours of American History
  • Political Science: 6 Hours
  • Math: 6 Hours (college algebra or higher)
  • Science: 8 Hours (in a single lab science: BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHYS)
  • Fine Arts: 3 Hours
  • Social/Cultural Studies: 3 Hours
  • Foreign Language (14 Hours) or Social/Cultural Studies (12 Hours from the APPROVED COURSE LIST)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Program CORE: 9 Hours
CORE Requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree:
  • English: 6 Hours
  • Literature: 3 Hours
  • History: 6 Hours of American History (pre and post Civil War)
  • Political Science: 6 Hours
  • Math: 9 Hours (college algebra or higher)
  • Science: 11 Hours (8 hours in a single lab science; 3-4 additional hours)
  • Fine Arts: 3 Hours
  • Social/Cultural Studies: 3 Hours
  • Science-for-Science Majors: 18 Hours (of which 12 must be upper level)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies Program CORE: 9 Hours