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Interdisciplinary / Pre-Professional Studies

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Degree Requirements

The degree of Bachelor of Science in the Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies Program is conferred upon students who complete an approved program of study with a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 GPA in professional course work. A minimum grade of C must be earned in all courses pertaining to the major course of study.

Objectives of the Program

The broad purpose of the program in Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies is to explore creation in the arts as well as discoveries in the sciences, education, business, and humanities so that they might be understood, appreciated, and applied to contemporary society. This purpose is delineated as follows:

  1. Through participation in the Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies Program, the student should gain a knowledge and appreciation of the political, historical, social, economics, and broad cultural experiences of people from prehistoric times to the modern era.
  2. The Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies Program provides support courses to enable students in other disciplines to meet degree or certification requirements.
  3. Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies afford students the opportunity to pursue, in depth, areas of special interest in education, humanities, business, natural, applied, and social sciences, and mathematics.

Student Outcomes of the Interdisciplinary / Pre-Professional Studies Program

Upon successful completion of the Interdisciplinary/Pre-Professional Studies Program, majors should be able to

  1. Recall essential factual information in the major and minor areas of concentration;
  2. Read, understand, and critique standard reference works and scholarly or professional periodicals in the areas of concentration;
  3. Synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge in the fields of the major and of the minor concentrations;
  4. Demonstrate the ability to engage in critical thinking and independent judgment in the areas of concentration.


For Questions or More Information

 Contact Enrollment Services at 504-398-2175