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About Interdisciplinary Studies at Young Harris College

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 degree requirements

To graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from YHC, you’ll take 120 hours of coursework.

General Education:

31 hours


32-41 hours, including two PALS (Physically Active Life Skills) courses

Program Courses:

48-57 hours
Lauren Cooper

Working toward an Interdisciplinary Studies degree was an awesome decision for me.  It has allowed me to branch into several different areas and learn how they integrate with each other.

Lauren Cooper Class of ’25, Alpharetta, GA