About the Degree
Learning Outcome Goals
Broad-based knowledge of two or more discrete areas of study
Knowledge of contemporary political, social, scientific, and humanitarian questions
Develop critical thinking skills to formulate and defend positions through written,
verbal, visual, and mediated forms
Ability to partition and interpret information or events using the most appropriate discipline’s toolset or a combination of disciplinary toolsets
Ability to work independently and collaboratively to address complex interpersonal, professional, and societal problems in a novel or unique way
Write a professional resume, conduct a job interview, and/or apply to graduate school
Positive attitude towards civic action, nonprofit organizations, and community engagement
Value working in collaborative, diverse, and inclusive environments
Recognize individual responsibility for meaningfully contributing to society
Integrative Studies Tracks
General Studies Track
The General Studies track is designed for students whose academic preparation and progress makes a flexible degree plan an attractive option. The general studies track requires students to integrate two fields of knowledge—with the opportunity to complete a minor or certificate program. Students who select this track will take a wide range of upper-level courses in a variety of disciplines, including courses that emphasize oral and written communication, analytic thinking, knowledge integration, and leadership studies in order to support graduate school and/or career ambitions.
Specialized Studies Track
The specialized studies track is designed for students seeking to integrate disciplinary knowledge and perspectives in order to more effectively address contemporary political, social, scientific, and humanitarian questions. Students will take courses that emphasize interdisciplinary research methods, oral and written communication, analytic thinking, and leadership studies in order to support graduate school and/or career ambitions.
Online B.S. Integrative StudiesThis fully online program is well suited to adult learners seeking an undergraduate degree to enhance career opportunities. Adult learning and success resources are available and include an online orientation, virtual advising, online tutoring, and an adult learner resources center.
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