The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

A class full of students take notes during a lectureThe Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.) is your fastest route to a relevant, employable 21st-century degree. In the I.D.S. program, students and advisors collaborate to craft an individualized degree that meets their needs, bringing together previously-earned credit with exciting courses and new learning opportunities drawn from departments across campus. Classes you have already completed can be included in your new major, meaning that no credit is ever ‘wasted.’ Instead, your B.I.S. degree can be built upon what you have already accomplished.

150 Graduates Per Year

400 Current Interdisciplinary Studies Majors

Established in 1978 as the Bachelor of General Studies

Learn more about B.I.S. Curricular Pathways