Interdisciplinary Studies (Discover Degree)

Interdisciplinary Studies (Discover Degree)
Bachelor of Arts or of Science

Division of Humanities

Interdisciplinary Studies is a distinctive degree offered at YHC. Under the guidance of faculty advisors, students who opt for this major will create their own program of study to earn a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science. Majors will learn about complex issues that transcend disciplinary confines, acquire knowledge to become active participants in their community, and gain skills in critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication.

Interdisciplinary Studies majors are all built on the same liberal arts core as the other B.S. and B.A. degrees offered at YHC. In addition, students select courses from various disciplines to prepare for an ever-changing job market, in which interdisciplinary knowledge offers a distinct advantage

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Bachelor of Arts Curriculum

Bachelor of Science Curriculum

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What classes will you take?

  • A diverse set of classes in the liberal arts core
  • Major classes in at least three disciplines, including:
    • A minimum of 30 credit hours of lower-level (1000 or 2000) courses
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours of upper-level (3000 or 4000) courses
    • An interdisciplinary capstone project

To be eligible to apply, students must have a college GPA of 3.0 or above and a maximum of 75 completed semester hours.

What can you do with a degree in interdiciplinary studies?

Interdisciplinary Studies prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. To date, Interdisciplinary Studies majors have completed degrees in focus areas including Illustration and Creative Writing, Digital Media Marketing, Pre-Medical, Pre-Physical Therapy, Sustainability in Business Practices, and many more. Depending on their concentrations, past graduates have moved on to a variety of graduate programs from medical and law schools to Master of Divinity. Their careers have ranged from coaches to graphic designers and from managers to teachers.