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Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S.


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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies allows students who desire a broad and flexible program of study the opportunity to integrate more than one disciplinary interest in formulating their degree path. Through this interdisciplinary degree, students acquire and integrate relevant disciplinary perspectives in order to address contemporary political, social, scientific, and humanitarian questions facing their local and global communities. Grounded in principles that promote diversity, community engagement, and social change, a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies prepares students well for the modern workplace and advanced degrees where interdisciplinary approaches offer a unique contribution.

 This program is a part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

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Admission, Enrollment and Graduation Policies

Admission Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the requirements outlined in Academic Policies 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION .

 

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Program Course Requirements

Core IMPACTS Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)


General Education Core IMPACTS Curriculum  

Core Field of Study (18 Credit Hours)


Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

Elective Courses (9 Credit Hours)


Select 9 credit hours of 1000-4000 level coursework from the University Catalog. 

*Note: HPAL 1000 level courses cannot satisfy General Electives - Field of Study requirements.

Major Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

Related Studies (12 Credit Hours)


Select 12 credit hours of 3000-4000 level coursework from the following prefixes: AADS, ASIA, AMST, GWST, ISD, LALS, LDRS, NAIS, PAX, RELS, or STS.

University Electives (33 Credit Hours)


In accordance with KSU Graduation Policy , students must earn a grade of “D” or better in these courses while maintaining a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.

Upper-Division Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Select 12 credit hours of 3000-4000 level coursework from the University Catalog. Students seeking the Diversity & Community Engagement Certificate  must take HHS 3240  and IHS 4760 .

Free Electives (21 Credit Hours)


Select 21 credit hours of 1000-4000 level coursework from the University Catalog.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


Embedded Certificate


Upon completion of the degree requirements and selection of specific courses in the Major and Upper-Division Electives students may earn the following certificates. Students should consult with an academic advisor regarding declaration of a certificate.

Diversity & Community Engagement Certificate 

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