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Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies

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  • Program Overview

    Stevenson University’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies is designed for working professionals who want to maximize their prior educational experiences and earn a degree in varied academic disciplines tailored to their interests. This dynamic program is for students who have changed their major, attended several institutions, or have multiple educational goals. The program provides flexibility to students whose academic interests cannot be captured in a singularly-focused major.

    Through working closely with a Student Success Coach, students have the ability to design a tailored course of study that enables them to have two areas of content focus – one from Stevenson and another from a regionally accredited college or university.

    Program cores (Columns 1 and 2) are combined to earn an Interdisciplinary Studies degree. These areas of study may include the following:

    Stevenson Program Cores Stevenson or Previous
    College Program Cores
    Business Adminstration  Virtually any program 
    Business Communication Examples: Art, Communication, 
    Criminal Justice Sociology, Education, Psychology, 
    Information Systems English, Human Services, History,  
    Legal Studies Digital Marketing, and Criminal Justice

    Students are not limited to the program cores listed and have the opportunity to design a personalized course of study under the guidance of a Student Success Coach.

  • Courses


    Course Schedule 2015-16

    Download the PDF below to view the courses scheduled through fall 2016.

    Course Schedule

    Major Requirements

    The bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies requires a minimum of 120 credits. The program integrates each of the chosen areas of study plus other degree requirements. 
    • 36 credits of courses selected from two disciplines, at least 18 of which must be at the 300- and 400-level, with a minimum of 12 credits required in one program core
    • INDSC 260 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies (3 credits)
    • INDSC 350 Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies (6 credits)
    • INDSC 360 Interdisciplinary Research and Writing (3 credits)
    • INDSC 450 Senior Project: Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies (3 credits)

    Degree Requirements 

  • Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    • Completed online application.
    • Official college transcripts from all previous academic work.
    • At least 15 transferable credits.
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    • At least two years of professional work experience.
  • Faculty


    Faculty within the Interdisciplinary Studies program will be dependent upon your choice of major. Below you will find the list of available majors and faculty within each degree.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    Part-time tuition (per credit): $495
    Fees (per semester): $125

    If you have earned an Associate's Degree from a Maryland community college, please contact us at 1-877-531-7118 to determine if you are eligible for a tuition discount.

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