Welcome to Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree provides students with a flexible and individualized degree program through the unique combination of different disciplines to satisfy academic interests. The BIS is available on campus and through the TECH - BAFB instructional site. The degree requires a total of 120 semester hours. Of the 120 hours required, 36 hours must be at the 300- or 400- level and 63 hours must fulfill all requirements from a minimum of any 3 of the list of approved minors. Information about available minors and acceptable electives is available through main campus (Interdisciplinary Studies Program Coordinator), the TECH -Barksdale AFB Instructional Site (Director of the TECH - Barksdale AFB program) and on the Louisiana Tech University website. In consultation with an advisor, a plan of study is developed when a student begins the program.
The bachelor of interdisciplinary Studies provides an unparalleled integrated academic experience through an individualized program of study that emphasizes the importance of developing informed global citizens for the 21st century. To this end, our goal is to do the following:
- Provide students with substantive knowledge in a variety of related disciplines, as well as understand themselves and their place in the world in a wider context, while learning to think and write clearly and effectively
- Offer a unique program tailored to the individual needs of students, with attention to personal, professional, and intellectual interests
- Emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of knowledge in an increasingly complex global society
All students will develop and broaden their skills in critical, creative, and ethical thinking. communication, technology, and research. For more information follow the links to the specific program in which you are interested.
Dr. Daniel Sportiello
Coordinator of Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
GTM Room 116