Online BIS Curriculum
Students will have flexibility in choosing from a wide variety of upper-division courses in these areas of study each semester.
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (Online) (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 University 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 University credit hours.
- 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.
The Online BIS program map gives an idea of the pathway from entry to graduation.
Upper division subjects for study include [click the links for sample course requirements]:
***Please note Public Policy, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management can not be taken all three together. Two of the three can be combined, but not all three together.
Business, [as an 18 credit hour concentration only]
French [note Modern Languages require significant pre-requisite hours – consult with your Academic Advisor]
German [note Modern Languages require significant pre-requisite hours – consult with your Academic Advisor]
Instructional Technology [as a 15 credit hour minor only]
Spanish [note Modern Languages require significant pre-requisite hours – consult with your Academic Advisor]
The OLBIS major is made up of two 18 hour concentrations and one 15 hour minor. [See the Georgia Southern Catalog for more information]. The available options are shown below:
|Minor Available fully online||Concentration Available fully online|
Please note that these concentrations may ONLY be available to student with a declared major as BIS or Online BIS.
TALONS helps to give an idea or estimate about what might transfer from a previous institution
The listing or exclusion of courses from this program does not reflect on acceptance of the courses to Georgia Southern University.
Last updated: 1/11/2021