On-Campus BIS Curriculum
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (124 hours)
|Area A1 & A2||Essential Skills||9|
|Area B||Global Perspectives||7|
|Area C||Humanities and Fine Arts||6|
|Area D1 & D2||Science, Mathematics, and Technology||11|
|Area E||Social Sciences||9|
|Area F||Courses Appropriate to the Major||18|
|Additional Georgia Southern Requirements||4|
|Upper Division [Major] Requirements||51-54|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
The CORE consists of Area A1 through area E plus 4 Additional Georgia Southern credit hours.
The CORE requirements are listed in the Georgia Southern catalog.
- Area F classes are lower than 3000 level and are related to the CORE:
For example: ENGL, SOCI, HIST or FORL 1000-2000 level.
- Area F classes can be related to the Major as well like:
A SOCI or PBAD 1000-2000 level for those with a Sociology or Public Administration concentration or minor.
Consult with your Academic Advisors for more details.
For the major, students may choose one of the following options:
- Three Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below
- Two Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below and one minor from the approved list below
Of the total number of hours for the major, 42 must be at the upper-division level. The remaining hours to meet the required 124 total hours will be electives approved by advisor.
For the list of approved concentrations and minors for the BIS degree:
Approved Concentrations for BIS
IDS 2111 and IDS 4111 are typically offered Fall, Spring and Summer long terms.
Last updated: 2/9/2023