Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

Kirstie E.
Kirstie E. Class of 2018, Military Veteran

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150K ALUMNI WORLDWIDE
Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
4 WEEK CLASSES
The BA in Interdisciplinary Studies program includes four-week classes.
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Program Overview

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Develop your own unique yet rigorous degree program with our Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. Based on areas of experience and interest, you’ll participate in a broad and demanding program that will introduce you to the essential knowledge of different disciplines and guide you in discerning the connections across those disciplines. Throughout the Bachelor of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies program, you’ll participate in a well-rounded education designed to enhance reasoning, intellect, and ethical development with interdisciplinary studies courses that include English and literature, social sciences, behavioral sciences, mathematics, humanities, natural sciences, and others. This rich and challenging path will prepare you for professional work in the changeable modern world and global economy.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of interdisciplinary theory and the practice of critical thinking for the collection, validation, analysis, and synthesis of historical data and new information.
  • Explain the integration of knowledge in a global context and engage in collaborative research across disciplines.
  • Identify and appreciate the cultural perspectives of world views.
  • Use information communication technology for knowledge sharing and the interdisciplinary approach.
  • Demonstrate a deep and flexible understanding of subject matter.

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Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

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Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Campus Locations

Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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“Our faculty are established scholars and creators in their own fields. They are dedicated to making your entry into their disciplines a successful one, preparing you for your career as well as graduate study.”
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Rico M.
Class of 2014, Military Veteran