The Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers an alternative program of study for students whose objectives are not met by the university’s current majors. The degree is especially attractive to students who are interested in designing individual programs that suit their educational and career goals or for students who wish to study a particular concentration through an interdisciplinary selection of courses. The program will allow students to master a core curriculum in IDS, as well as develop analytical, critical thinking and communication skills that will enhance their career opportunities.
1. 120 Credit Hours:
Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall with no grade lower than a “C” in any degree core or concentration course. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
Students generate their concentration with the approval of the advisor. They will select from courses in a thematic area to complete a total of 30 semester hours in the approved concentration with no more than 6 semester hours at each of 1000 and 2000 levels. Must include 3-hour capstone course at the 4000 level. Thematic options in this concentration may be, but are not limited to the following:
5. Additional Requirements
General Electives: Students must also complete 25 hours of general electives selected from the courses listed above (that are not used to meet concentration or core requirements) or as approved by their advisor.