Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Arts and Humanities

On-Campus BIS Curriculum

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (126 hours)

Area A1 – Communication Skills (6)Area A2 – Quantitative Skills (3)Area B – Global Engagement (4)Area C – Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics (6)Area D – Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology (11)Area E – Social Sciences (12)
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major (18)

Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics (3-9)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology (0-8)

Social Sciences (3-9)

Any course(s) appropriate to Concentration approved by advisor

Health and Physical Education Activities (4)

HLTH 1520 – Healthful Living (2)

Physical Education Activities (2)

Orientation (2)

FYE 1220 – First Year Seminar (2)

Major Requirements (51-54)

For the major, students may choose one of the following three options:

1. Three Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below

2. Two Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below and one Individual Emphasis of 18 hours

3. Two Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below and one 15-hour 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 126 total hours will be electives approved by advisor.

Approved Concentrations

Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Business,Communication Arts, Culture and Society, Education, Entrepreneurship, European Studies, French, Geographic Information Science, German, Environmental Sustainability, Graphic Communications Management, Humanities, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Southern Studies, Spanish, Technical Writing, Visual Communications Design, Women’s and Gender Studies

Please check with your B.G.S. advisor for detailed information on Approved Concentrations.

Approved Minors

Africana Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Graphic Design, Athletic Training, Biology, Business, Classical and Medieval Studies, Chemistry, Child and Family Development, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Economics, English, Exercise Science (Exercise Behavior), Exercise Science (Coaching), Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design, Film Studies, Finance, Fraud Examination, French, Geographic Information Science, Geography, Geology, German, Graphic Communications Management, Health Education and Promotion, History, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Industrial Safety and Environmental Compliance, Information Systems, Information Systems/Information Technology (IS/IT), International Studies, Instructional Technology, Irish Studies, Japanese, Japanese Studies, Journalism, Justice Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Military Science, Multimedia Communication, Applied Music, Music History and Literature, Music Technology, Nutrition and Food Science, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Recreation, Regional Economic Development, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Spanish for the Professions, Theatre, Web Media, Women’s and Gender Studies, Writing

 Electives (6-9)

Last updated: 9/26/2019

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies • PO Box 8004 • Statesboro, GA 30458 • 912-478-7740 • FAX 912-478-2315