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Degree Requirements

2014-2015 Catalog Requirements

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.)

Arts is generally associated with humanities-based concentrations.

Foundations (6 Credits)

  • ENGL 211, ENGL 290  or  ENGL 390
     Technical Writing or Business & Professional Communication
  • IDS 310
     Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies

 Major Requirements (36 Credits)

  • IDS 398
     Research Methods in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • IDS 499
     Capstone Research Project in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Concentration of 30 credit hours at the 300/400 level from two or more disciplines. Concentration must be approved by the faculty committee.


  • Take related prerequisite & elective courses to reach 120 hours total.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.I.S.)

Science is generally associated with laboratory-intensive concentrations.

  • Complete all B.A.I. requirements listed above. Additionally:
  • MATH 160
     Calculus I
  • 12 credits in Major Requirements must be in Mathematics or Science.


All undergraduate majors at Coastal require successful complete of the Core Curriculum and Freshman Requirement or a waiver to this effect. All coursework for the major must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Please select your academic catalog year for exact requirements:


Contact Information

Matthew Wood
Academic Advisor

Office: Kearns 213 C
Phone: (843) 349-5089

Email: mwood@coastal.edu

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