Interdisciplinary Studies B.A.
Eight-Semester Degree Plan 

Students enrolling in the eight-semester degree plan should review the Eight-Semester Degree Completion Policy.

State minimum core requirements may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute with general electives in consultation with their academic advisor.

Students in the Interdisciplinary Studies Program develop individualized course plans. These courses are referred to in the plan below as IDST Course Plan hours.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)13  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:1
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
or any MATH or STAT course numbered higher than MATH 1203
Science State Minimum Core lecture requirement with corequisite lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)14  
Fine Arts State Minimum Core requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)13  
IDST 2003 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies3  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)1  3
Science State Minimum Core lecture with corequisite lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)1  4
Humanities State Minimum Core course requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2)1  3
Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2:1
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113)
or HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123)
or PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003)
  3
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed  3
Year Total: 16 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
Social Sciences State Minimum Core requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed(Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.1), if needed or IDST Course Plan112  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1  3
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed (Satisfies General Education Outcome 5.1), if needed or IDST Course Plan)1  12
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
Social Sciences State Minumum Core requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed12  
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.2)1  15
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed15  
IDST Course Plan or General Electives, as needed  10
IDST 4013 Senior Capstone (Satisfies General Education Outcome 6.1)  3
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120