Interdisciplinary Studies

This liberal arts degree program is designed to allow the student to reach their personal educational goals.

We also offer the B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies fully online.

Program Features

Required Courses

General Education Required Courses Credit Hours

ENGL 101

Written Communication II

3

ENGL 102

Written Communication III

3

XXX

Interpersonal Communication/ Speech Communication 

3

XXX

Foreign Language/ Intercultural Communication

3

MATH 109

Excursions in Math (or higher)

3

THEO 110

Exploring the Christian Faith

3

BIBL 215

Old Testament Literature

3

BIBL 216

New Testament Literature

3

XXX

Science (lab optional)

3

XXX

History/Economics/Sociology/Psychology/Social Science Elective

6

XXX

Fine Arts/Art/Music/Literature/Theater Elective

3

General Education Credits

36

XXX

Other Elective Credits

48

Elective Credits 

48

Total General Education/Elective Credit

84

  • Students may transfer credit from other accredited institutions, providing the courses are equivalent to the required Bethel courses and a grade of “C” or better has been earned.
  • CLEP testing available for select courses
General Education Required Cognates Elective Course Hours

The Primary Concentration area must contain at least NINE credit hours of course work from Bethel.        

  Hours

XXX

Select 15 credit hours from the Primary Concentration Area

15

XXX

Select 12 credit hours from the Secondary Concentration Area

12

XXX

Select 9 credit hours from the Third Concentration Area

9

Concentration Area Credits

36

General Education/Elective Credits

84

Total Associate of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies Credits

120

All courses in a concentration area must be of the same course prefix letters (with the exception of music concentrations where two music prefixes may be combined) and may not be required within the General Education courses. At least 12 hours of the Interdisciplinary Studies major must be 300/and or 400 level courses. Courses from another academic institution may be transferred into the concentration areas, but the last 30 credit hours must be completed at Bethel, and at least a total of 18 credit hours or more must be taken at Bethel and applied to the concentration areas for the bachelor's degree.

Admission Requirements

Tuition and Fees

Adult and Graduate Tuition

Tuition Charges
Nontraditional Programs $405 per credit hour
Nursing BSN Degree Completion $405 per credit hour
Graduate Programs
Ministry/Theology $315 per credit hour
Education $395 per credit hour
Transition-to-Teaching $395 per credit hour
Other (MA, MBA, MSN, MAC) $455 per credit hour

 

Service Assessment (per semester) for all programs:

  • Full-time undergraduate nontraditional students: $175
  • Full-time graduate students: $150
  • All part-time students: $125
  • Summer school: $125

Financial Aid and Payment Plan Options

Contact Us

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Ashlyn Havens

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