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Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) Degree

Format: Online or in person on the Statesboro, Armstrong Campus in Savannah or Liberty Campus in Hinesville.
Credit Hours: 124

Beginning Fall 2024 the BIS major will undergo updates to provide a more efficient pathway to graduation for all students. Consult with your Academic Advisor for more opportunities.

The BIS program is now a part of the Institute for Innovative and Integrated Studies.

New for Fall 2023 – the BIS to Masters in Teaching in Special Education pathway designed with paraprofessional educators in mind. Click Here for more information!

BIS Degree Program Highlights


Offered on-campus or 100% online


Tailor your curriculum to your unique interests and goals


Faculty spanning multiple different University departments


Mentors provide ongoing assistance throughout your education

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Prepare Yourself for a Variety of Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) program at Georgia Southern University delivers a core curriculum with the freedom to choose from a variety of concentrations areas from across the University. This multi-disciplinary degree is tailored to students interested in completing their degree by creating a degree program best suited for their career or educational goals. 

Offered on campus or fully online, the BIS will give you a well-rounded education that will prepare you for a variety of new careers, job advancement opportunities, or graduate programs. The program was created with transfer students, full-time professionals, and caregivers in mind.

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Areas of Study

Choose three areas of study from the following list to meet your individual interests and professional goals:

See each program’s curriculum pages for more.

What Can You Do With an Interdisciplinary Degree?

Our graduates have started or advanced in careers including:

  • Political staff member
  • Educator
  • Administrative aide
  • Human resource manager
  • Credit and collections personnel
  • Marketing research analyst
  • Urban or regional planner
  • Management
  • Social service administrator
  • Buyer
  • Insurance agent
  • Realtor
  • Public administrator
  • Salesperson
  • Account representative
  • News reporter
  • Bank administration officer
  • Magazine editor
  • Customer relations manager
  • Television producer
  • Consultant
  • Public relations specialist
  • Law clerk
  • Entrepreneur
  • Hotel manager

Program Outcomes

Graduates from this program will be able to:

Communicate effectively with diverse audiences, for a variety of purposes.

Critically analyze ideas from multiple sources in order to draw well-supported solutions.

Apply knowledge and skills across interdisciplinary boundaries.

Evaluate and integrate new information into existing frameworks of knowledge.

Changing your Major to Interdisciplinary Studies

Do You Have Questions? Contact Us!

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

CAH Advisement Center
Interdisciplinary Arts Building
P.O. Box 8004
Statesboro, GA 30460
phone: 912-478-7740
fax: 912-478-2315

Armstrong Advisement Center
Student Success Center
11935 Abercorn St,
Savannah, GA 31419

Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Interdisciplinary Arts Building
P.O. Box 8100
Statesboro, GA 30460
phone: 912-478-2316

William Powell, director
Belinda Wilson, senior administrative assistant

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