The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies lets you design your own course of study based on your academic interests, work experience, educational background and career goals. This flexible program opens up a world of possibilities for exploring new fields, industries and technologies.
You’ll choose two academic areas to develop your degree. You’ll discover the importance of critical and creative thinking — and how to transfer that knowledge into tangible career paths.
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Students who choose the BA in Interdisciplinary Studies are excited about delving more deeply into their favorite subjects and working with faculty to design a program that expands the depth and breadth of their knowledge and skills.
Graduates of this program enjoy far-reaching career potential limited only by their imagination. Jobs might range from a communications manager specializing in social media and nonprofits, to a computer science expert who creates educational games, to a professional dancer who works in arts administration.
For detailed descriptions and timing of courses, please see the New College Bulletin (course catalog).
INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAM MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (36 CREDIT HOURS)
Working closely with your advisors, you may combine transfer and/or experiential learning hours with courses at St. Edward’s to create an interdisciplinary degree.
• A minimum of 18 upper-division semester hours are required, with no more than 18 semester hours in the same academic area.
• Courses must come from at least two academic areas, such as psychology, management, English and history.
• At least one-half of the hours in the major must be from St. Edward’s University.
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (UP TO 39 CREDIT HOURS)
MISSION COURSES (UP TO 13 CREDIT HOURS)
Consult an admission coordinator for credit transfer options.