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June 12, 2001

Area adults who have some college credits and are interested in completing their degree are invited to attend a free information session about Coastal Carolina Universitys Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (BAIS) degree program. The session will be held Thursday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the H. Dale Williams Center for Extended Learning, located on the second floor of University Hall.

The BAIS degree offers a structured but flexible program which allows students to earn a bachelors degree in interdisciplinary studies at their own pace around their work schedules, according to Peter Balsamo, dean of Coastals Division of Extended Learning and Public Services. The program is ideal for adults who have an associates degree or have completed at least 30 credit hours of college work. Students can also earn credits by passing standardized tests or challenge exams.

The interdisciplinary studies degree program focuses on skills and knowledge essential in todays workplace such as management, organizational behavior, business and professional writing, human resources, public relations and interpersonal communications.

Courses are available during the day and evening on the Conway and Georgetown campuses as well as during the evening in Myrtle Beach. In addition, prospective students can complete courses through distance learning.

To register for the session or for more information about the BAIS degree program, contact Patty Todd at 349-2734 or visit on the Internet.