120 Credit Hours


The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies can be completed with a major or minor to suit students’ academic interests and professional aspirations. Carolina University offers a number of major and minor options including Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Biblical Studies, and various disciplines in the humanities or ministry.

A major requires the completion of a minimum of 50 credits in a specified major discipline. The remainder of the credits for the degree are constituted from the General Education core (36 credits) and elective courses.

In order to complete a minor, students are required to complete a minimum of 18 hours of minor classes. Students have the option of completing two minors or choosing from a range of interdisciplinary courses to make up the remaining credits required for the degree.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate effectively in speech and writing, demonstrating skills such as creative expression, exposition, and argumentation
  • Interpret and evaluate experiences, literature, language, and ideas in critical, logical, and constructive ways
  • Develop aesthetic sensitivities and enhanced creativity
  • Cultivate knowledge of other cultures and appreciation for diversity
  • Construct an historical nexus for an appreciation of all other disciplines

Admissions Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Completed application with Carolina University

Graduation Requirements

In order to become a candidate for graduation, a student:

  1. Shall have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at CU;
  2. Shall have maintained a minimum academic average of C;
  3. Shall have passed all courses in his/her curriculum and made a C or better in key courses designated as essential in each program;
  4. Shall have completed at least 24 of the final 30 hours with Carolina University.