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  Oct 24, 2017
 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrative Studies B.S.


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Bachelor of Science Degree

Department of University Studies,
University College
(770) 423-6106

The Bachelor of Science degree in Integrative Studies allows students the flexibility to individually design a curriculum that will guide them to accomplish their personal and career goals. This program of study is academically rigorous. Students must take a total of 39 upper-division hours from twoacademic areas . A minimum of 12 upper-division hours must be taken in each academic area . Students must earn a grade of "C" or above in these upper-division requirements, as well as complete an additional 15 hours of upper-level course work addressing writing and/or communication skills; an understanding of theory and culture; and the ability to apply and integrate skills in the selected academic areas. Nine hours of related studies courses must be built into the INTS curriculum. To graduate, an INTS major must have completed a minimum of 123 credit hours, including those mandated by the INTS degree and General Education requirements. To ensure a cohesive degree plan, students are required to meet with an INTS Program advisor in the Department of University Studies to designthe proposed curriculum.. A written rationale is required by all INTS majors addressing how the combination of the two academic areas achieves personal and career goals. All students must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA in order to be considered for and graduate from the INTS Program. (The Human Services area requires a 2.8 GPA).

In summary, an INTS student must

  • work with an INTS advisor to construct a degree plan combining academic areas
  • have an adjusted GPA (AGPA) of at least 2.5 to enter and graduate from the program; take 39 hours in upper division courses, including KSU 4401
  • write a formal rationale for the degree, explaining how the two academic areas fulfill personal and professional career goals

Once an INTS proposal is completed with an academic Integrative Studies advisor, it will be reviewed and sent to the department or program for each of the academic areas for evaluation and approval.

For more information, contact the Integrative Studies Degree Program in the Department of University Studies or visit the website at http://www.kennesaw.edu/us/ints/.

General Education (42-44 Credit Hours)


University-Wide Fitness For Living Requirement (3 Credit Hours)


*Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)


Varies depending on academic areas.

*Upper Division Major Requirements (39 Credit Hours)


  • 12 credit hours from two academic areas.
  • 12 credit hours of coursework addressing writing and/or communication skills, an understanding of theory and culture, and the ability to apply and integrate skills in the selected academic areas. KSU 4401: Senior Capstone.

*Related studies (9 Credit Hours)


Varies depending on academic areas.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (123 Credit Hours)


Notes:


*These areas are to be planned closely with an Integrative Studies advisor and must be approved by department chairs or other representatives of the academic areas selected for the degree.

Any changes to an approved INTS proposal must be re-evaluated and approved by an INTS advisor as well as the appropriate department chairs.

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