Bachelor of Arts
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 37 hours of General Education (including the 12-hour Bible core), and a minimum of 36 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
- A high school diploma or GED
- GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Official transcripts from all previously attended schools
- Completed application with Carolina University
In order to become a candidate for graduation, a student:
- Shall have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours at CU;
- Shall have maintained a minimum academic average of C;
- Shall have passed all courses in his/her curriculum and made a C or better in key courses designated as essential in each program;
- Shall have completed at least 24 of the final 30 hours with Carolina University.