May 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. (Offered Online and On-Campus)


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Degree Requirements


To complete the Bachelor of Science with 185 quarter credit hours and a major in Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to take the following curriculum listed below for Area I-VI.

Core Curriculum Offerings


Area I: Humanities, Health and Wellness 25 Quarter Credit Hours
Area II: Social Sciences 15 Quarter Credit Hours
Area III: Science, Mathematics and Computers 20 Quarter Credit Hours

Total: 60 Quarter Credit Hours


Bachelor of Science Offerings


Area IV: Foundations to Major 40 Quarter Credit Hours
Area V: Major Requirements 60 Quarter Credit Hours
Area VI: Electives 10 Quarter Credit Hours
Area VII: Free Electives 15 Quarter Credit Hours

Total: 125 Quarter Credit Hours


Total Bachelor of Science Requirements: 185 Quarter Credit Hours


Areas I, II, III


Core Curriculum Offerings   

Area IV: Foundation to Major


40 Quarter Credit Hours

Grade of “C” or better is required.

A. Humanities


(10 – 20 Quarter Hours Required)

(Courses drawn from Literature, Film, Foreign Language, Philosophy, writing courses, or any other Humanities course.)

B. Social Sciences


(10 – 20 Quarter Hours Required)

(Courses drawn from History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology courses, or any other Social Science course).

C. Science, Mathematics and Computers


(10 – 20 Quarter Hours Required)

(Courses drawn from Business, Exercise Science, Math, Natural Science, Nutrition, or any other academic discipline besides Humanities and Social Sciences).

Area V: Major Requirements


60 Quarter Credit hours

(Must be 300 level or above with required prerequisites or equivalent completed; or, on COC transfer list.)  Grade of “C” or better is required.

 

Courses chosen from 2 separate academic disciplines.

 

Area VI: Electives


10 Quarter Credit hours

(Must be 300 and above with required prerequisites or equivalent completed; or, on COC transfer list)  Grade of “C” or better is required.

Area VII: Free Electives


15 Quarter Credit Hours

(Any course offered not previously taken.)

Additional Completion Requirements


  1. Completion of at least four years of prescribed study, with at least 25% of coursework being earned at Life University.
  2. All courses used in Areas IV – VI must be passed with a “C” or better.
  3. Satisfactory completion of all courses with a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  4. Completion of SLP requirements documented on co-curricular transcript.
  5. File a petition to graduate.
  6. Administrative and student reviews of records:
    1. Registrar Office – Complete a formal academic records review
    2. Complete Exit Counseling, if applicable, online at www.StudentAid.gov
    3. Student Accounting – rectify any account balance

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