Earn an Interdisciplinary Studies Degree
Combine your passions with our programs to CREATE your dream degree
Our Interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts program is a customized liberal arts degree designed to enable adult students to complete the degree that they once started. This personalized program allows for credits to transfer from any accredited university and offers flexible daytime, evening and online courses tailored to fit your individual goals and interests. Additionally, we offer affordable tuition with our adult re-entry rate or community college transfer scholarship options.
At least two approved 12 credit hour areas of emphasis are required to complete the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree. The areas of concentration are not restricted by academic areas, but rather thematic areas of interest. Areas of emphasis are defined by the student and advisor. Within each area, 6 of the credit hours must be upper division.
With day, evening and online class options, you can complete your degree without having to disrupt your current work or family life.
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
This degree focuses on preparing you to finish your college degree in a timely and cost-effective manner.
- Qualify for a reduced tuition rate through the Adult Re-Entry program
- Customize your personal degree of study
- Complete your degree at your own pace
- Have flexibility in course scheduling
While earning your Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, you can expect to take courses related to your desired major. A complete list of program requirements can be found here.
About Our Faculty
Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in a variety of disciplines. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.
Careers and Job Outlook
While pursuing a degree in interdisciplinary studies, you can expect a promising future.
A degree in interdisciplinary studies will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields and specialties related to your interests. Potential careers and expected median salaries will differ based on the field you choose to enter.
Our students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internships and local partnerships within the community. You can expect your professors and advisors to help you find opportunities that will expand your skill set and prepare you for the workforce.
Click here to learn more about the internships and cooperative education we provide.
We think our university is great, but don’t just take our word for it. Hear what some of our previous students have to say about their experience.
"I think Newman has a great value and I think it’s because you get to know your professors by name. The president of the university knew my name... because you get a personal relationship with everyone at Newman."
Easton Julian, CLASS OF 2016
"Getting a [Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies] made me happy and opened a window to pursue a career that I will really like."
Luciana Ugaz, CLASS OF 2013
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