Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degree
Prepare Yourself for a Variety of Career Opportunities
The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) program at Georgia Southern University delivers a core curriculum with the freedom to choose from a variety of concentrations. This multi-disciplinary degree is tailored to students interested in combining a liberal arts background with a flexible amount of specialization.
Offered on campus or fully online, the BIS will give you a well-rounded education that will prepare you for a variety of new careers, job advancement opportunities, or graduate programs. The program was created with transfer students, full-time professionals, and caregivers in mind.
BIS Degree Program Highlights
Offered on-campus or 100% online
Tailor your curriculum to your unique interests and goals
Faculty spanning multiple different University departments
Mentors provide ongoing assistance throughout your education
Areas of Study
Choose three areas of study from the following list to meet your individual interests and professional goals:
- Instructional Technology
- Justice Studies
- Nonprofit Management
- Public Administration
- Public Policy
- Women & Gender Studies
and many more.
See each program’s curriculum pages for more.
What Can You Do With an Interdisciplinary Degree?
Our graduates have started or advanced in careers including:
- Political staff member
- Administrative aide
- Human resource manager
- Credit and collections personnel
- Marketing research analyst
- Urban or regional planner
- Social service administrator
- Insurance agent
- Public administrator
- Account representative
- News reporter
- Bank administration officer
- Magazine editor
- Customer relations manager
- Television producer
- Public relations specialist
- Law clerk
- Hotel manager
Graduates from this program will be able to:
Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, for a variety of purposes.
Critically analyze ideas from multiple sources in order to draw well-supported solutions.
Apply knowledge and skills across interdisciplinary boundaries.
Evaluate and integrate new information into existing frameworks of knowledge.
Do You Have Questions? Contact Us!
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
CAH Advisement Center
Interdisciplinary Arts Building
P.O. Box 8004
Statesboro, GA 30460
JoAnne White, advisor
Inger Wood, advisor
Armstrong Advisement Center
Student Success Center
11935 Abercorn St,
Savannah, GA 31419
Stephen Smith, advisor
Federal law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.
For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.