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Science, Technology, Health & Society

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Top 25 Public Flagship University & Top 3% of Online Bachelor's Program in the Nation

- U.S. News & World Report, 2024

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500

College of Humanities

Program Details

Science, Technology, Health and Society develops critical awareness of the methods and limitations of scientific inquiry while fostering skills in observation, analysis and deductive reasoning. The knowledge of physical and social sciences, technologies, mathematics and communications gained with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in Science, Technology, Health and Society forms a solid foundation for a wide variety of careers. These may include jobs in research, laboratory analysis, information technology, the biotechnology industry, and municipal development and support, among many other options.

Interdisciplinary Studies, like many majors, teaches content and skills that can be applied to a wide variety of career fields.

As of Fall 2022, transfer students can apply up to 75 credits to their degree plan for Interdisciplinary Studies.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Courses

Potential courses within this program are listed below. Work with your advisor to choose your specific path.

PSY 325: Cognitive Psychology
WSM 330: Introduction to Remote Sensing
PHIL/PSY 346: Minds, Brains, and Computers
PHIL 347: Neuroethics

Outcomes

Skills

Earning your Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Science, Technology, Health & Society will build core skills, including:

  • Data analysis
  • Deductive reasoning
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Research
  • General mathematics
  • Project management
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Customer relationship management
  • Auditing
  • Billing
  • Invoicing
  • Administrative support
  • Data entry
  • New product development
  • Business to business
  • Process improvement
  • Workflow management
  • Computer science

Graduates of the Science, Technology, Health & Society program will be prepared to pursue the following careers:

  • Assistant Operations Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Operations Managers
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Recruiter
  • Product Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Controller
  • Project Coordinator
  • Branch Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Accounting Manager