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Bachelor's of Science in: Interdisciplinary Studies
Some students are unsure of a major program that is right for them and their intended careers or personal interests, and some seek a non-traditional major that combines parts of multiple disciplines to form a unique focus. The Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Degree at Utah State University is intended for these particular students. This major caters to the needs of those that wish to design their unique academic plan and/or gain a broad general education.
Depending on the path a student chooses, this BS/BA degree may be delivered either online, on-campus, or as a combination of the two. Courses and requirements are satisfied through multiple disciplines in order to meet the needs of candidates with unique needs. To earn the BS/BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, students must complete a total of 120 hours of coursework, like other baccalaureate programs at USU.
This degree cannot be taken as part of a dual major, and the specific requirements vary depending on the department and through which it is obtained, as well as the focus or emphasis. Generally, to graduate with the BS/BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, students must complete all coursework while maintaining a minimum 2.0 overall GPA. Students have the option of choosing Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science path. BA degrees come from departments such as the College of Arts, College of Natural Resources, and College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. BS degrees come from some of the same schools of study, but prescribe different requirements.
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