Finish Your Degree
Make the most of the credits you’ve already earned. An Interdisciplinary studies degree allow you to transfer in previously completed credits and customize your degree to fast-track your path to graduation.
What is an Interdisciplinary Studies Degree?
A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) is a humanities degree that teaches core skills that can be applied to a variety of career fields. The flexible focus of an IDS degree gives you the opportunity to create your own path to graduation while strengthening important skills such as critical thinking, communication and adaptability. With six customizable degree pathways, you can transform your passion for learning into a dynamic, interdisciplinary degree at Arizona Online.
As of Fall 2022, transfer students can apply up to 75 credits to their degree plan for Interdisciplinary Studies.
How do Interdisciplinary Studies Work?
Already have credits from another university? Submit your transcripts and our advising team will review the coursework to find the right pathway for you.
CREATE YOUR INDIVIDUALIZED PLAN
How long does it take to get an interdisciplinary studies degree? It depends. Build an academic plan with your adviser to create the fastest track to degree completion.
Kickstart Your Career
Before you graduate, you’ll work with faculty to complete a capstone project that builds your portfolio and determines career opportunities based on your expertise.
Interdisciplinary Studies Degrees
Careers with a Humanities Degree
Humanities degrees are stepping stones to help you choose the career that’s right for you or strengthen your skills in your existing career field. The versatility of these degrees enables you to concentrate on coursework tailored to your interests, passions and goals. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to enter a wide range of fields, including education, business, government, public health, law, information technology, public relations, marketing and so much more.
Graduates are also strong candidates for further education. Many graduate schools value the diverse background and experience gained through an interdisciplinary humanities degree.
Read About What is Humanities? A Complete Guide to Humanities Courses
The term “humanities” is often used in higher education and, like the courses offered under the humanities umbrella, it can have a broad definition. So, what is the study of Humanities?
Is a Humanities Degree Right for Me?
Humanities degrees are so versatile that they could be right for just about anyone, but here are three indicators that this degree might be right for you.
Your previous major didn’t work out or you’re struggling to find a new one.
Have you switched majors a few times or enjoyed taking courses on tons of different topics?
Combine those credits to create a degree in interdisciplinary studies.
Choosing a single field of study can be challenging. This path lets you choose where to put your efforts.