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Interdisciplinary Studies

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies is a distinctive degree plan designed to serve students with unique needs or academic interests. The flexibility of the program makes it ideal for students returning to the university to complete a degree or those who have completed significant credit hours at another institution, military service school, or in another degree plan. It is also a perfect fit for students who want to create an individually-tailored course of studies.

Distinct Tracks To Success

The Degree Completion Track provides a focused path to the completion of a bachelor’s degree. An ideal fit for students with more than 75 credit hours.

The Interdisciplinary Concentration allows students to develop both depth within a concentration and breadth across multiple disciplines. An ideal fit for students with fewer than 75 credit hours.

Interdisciplinary Concentrations

Health Studies

Courses in nursing, anthropology, biology, kinesiology, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

Law Enforcement

Courses in criminal justice or homeland security and emergency management.

Leadership and Professional Studies

Courses in military science, organizational leadership, and up to 30 credit hours from the College of Business.

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Courses in liberal arts (Communications, English, History, International Studies, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theatre, and Visual Arts) and the social sciences (Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Military Science, Political Science, Sociology, and Social Work).

Religious Studies

Courses in history, literature, international studies, religious studies, sociology, and philosophy.

Teaching and Learning

Courses in education, sociology, philosophy, and psychology.

Individually-Tailored Program

Construct a course of study with your advisor.

Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum (41 credit hours)

Written Composition (6 credits)
Humanities and Fine Arts (12 credits)
Mathematics and Natural Sciences (11 credits)
History, Social Sciences, and Behavioral Sciences (12 credits)

Major Electives (42+ credit hours)

Methodology (3-8 credit hours)
Electives (3000-4000 level) (30-37 credit hours)
Interdisciplinary Capstone (3 credit hours)

Free Electives (29+ credit hours)

Electives (1000-4000 level)

Total Degree Credit Hours: 120 credit hours

Contact: Aaron Cobb
334-244-3403
acobb8@aum.edu


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