On-Campus BIS Curriculum
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (124 hours)
|Area A1 & A2
|Humanities and Fine Arts
|Area D1 & D2
|Science, Mathematics, and Technology
|Courses Appropriate to the Major
|Additional Georgia Southern Requirements
|Upper Division [Major} Requirements
|IDS 2111 & 4111
|Total Credit Hours
The CORE consists of Area A1 through area E plus 4 Additional Georgia Southern credit hours.
- Area F classes are lower than 3000 level and are related to the CORE:
For example: ENGL, SOCI, HIST or FORL 1000-2000 level.
- Area F classes can be related to the Major as well like:
A SOCI or PBAD 1000-2000 level for those with a Sociology or Public Administration concentration or minor.
Consult with your Academic Advisors for more details.
For the major, students may choose one of the following options:
- Three Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below
- Two Concentrations of 18 hours each from the approved list below and one minor from the approved list below
Of the total number of hours for the major, 42 must be at the upper-division level. The remaining hours to meet the required 124 total hours will be electives approved by advisor.
You have to choose 2 different 18 hour concentrations.
and one additional MINOR or one additional CONCENTRATION
The declared concentrations and minor cannot be identical [i.e. one cannot declare a Sociology minor AND a Sociology concentration.]
***Please note Public Policy, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management can not be taken all three together. Two of the three can be combined, but not all three together.
For the list of approved concentrations and minors, information about pre-reqs and required courses for the BIS degree:
Course rotations should be available at each department’s website, easily found using the convenient Georgia Southern search feature
TALONS helps to give an idea or estimate about what might transfer from a previous institution
The listing or exclusion of courses from this program does not reflect on acceptance of the courses to Georgia Southern University.
IDS 2111 and IDS 4111 are typically offered Fall, Spring and Summer long terms.
Last updated: 5/17/2023