Area adults who have some college credits and are
completing their degree are invited to attend a free information
session about Coastal Carolina University's 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 bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary
studies at their own pace around their work schedules, according to
Peter Balsamo, dean of Coastal's Division of Extended Learning and
Public Services. The program is ideal for adults who have an
associate's 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 today's 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
To register for the session or for more information about the BAIS
degree program, contact Patty Todd at 349-2734 or visit
www.coastal.edu/learn on the Internet.