B.S./B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Curriculum
180 total credits required
The four-year online Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies features flexibility and versatility to make your dream career possible. Your required core courses include an introduction to interdisciplinary studies and classwork to develop research skills. In your capstone, you’ll develop a portfolio of materials detailing your research for multiple audiences.
This online program also allows you to customize your learning path by creating a customized degree program or combining two minors to earn your degree. Earn your B.A. with a foreign language requirement, or your B.S. with just 12 more science credits.
EOU offers a generous transfer policy for course credits to make it even more affordable and accessible to learn. The online Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies program accepts up to 135 credits for transfer to EOU. If you have a minor from another school, it may fulfill half of the credits required for the interdisciplinary studies degree. All EOU majors require a minimum of 20 EOU credits.
This course applies the principles of integrative learning to complex questions through an exploration of theories and methods from two or more fields. Prerequisite: Junior standing and completion of EOU degree planning workshop.
This is the culminating course for the Integrative Studies program. This course applies the principles of integrative learning to complex questions through an exploration of theories and methods from two or more fields of study, and documents the student’s learning. Prerequisites: IS 301; one of the following: LIB 307, LIB 327, or disciplinary methods/research course; cannot enroll concurrently with IS 301. Must have at least junior standing.
Course examines search strategies and techniques used in discipline specific research tools such as databases, library catalogs, and free online content. Determining appropriate tools to use in relation to academic program research needs is emphasized. Prerequisite: Students must have at least Sophomore standing to register for this course.
Course examines business search strategies and techniques used academically and in the business world. Discipline specific databases, library catalogs, and free online content are among the tools and resources emphasized in relation to business program research needs, as well as instruction on locating business information upon graduation.
Students participate in topic exploration, research question development, and research in preparation for a capstone, thesis, paper, or other culminating academic work; students will investigate scholarly communication within a discipline and use library resources, search tools, and citation management tools to locate and collect information.
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