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Bachelor of Science with a Comprehensive Major in Interdisciplinary Studies (Offered On-Campus and Online)


Course Number and Title

Hrs.

Prerequisites

Ethics/Practical Thinking Foundations Sequence

PHIL/IDS 110 Philosophy of Human Nature

3

None

PHIL/IDS 215 Ethics

3

None

PHIL/IDS 220 Practical Thinking

3

None

MATH 110 Finite Mathematics

3

Two years of High School Algebra or MATH 100

PSYC 101 General Psychology I

3

 

REL 109 Christian Ethics

3

 

REL 220 Taking Human Life

3

 

Choose three from the followings:

9

 

PHIL/IDS 280B Environmental Ethics

(3)

 

PHIL/IDS 280D Bioethics

(3)

 

PHIL/IDS 280H Workplace Ethics

(3)

 

PHIL/IDS 320 Symbolic Logic

(3)

PHIL 220 recommended

JDM 303* Media Law & Ethics

(3)

 

MATH 108 Introductory Statistics

(3)

Math ACT score of 18 or above or Math SAT score of 480 or above, or MATH 100

MATH 223 Discrete Mathematics I

(3)

Three years of High School college prep math

MGT 343* Social Responsibility & Business Ethics

(3)

MGT 240

REL 400* Seminar in Christian Lit

(3)

REL 106

SEC 185* Cyber Ethics

(3)

 

 

30 hrs.

 

Concentration 1

15

 

Concentration 2

15

 

IDS 490 Capstone Thesis

1

Sr. status in major

Total Hours

61 hrs.

 

* Note: If not selected as part of the foundation, any 300+ level course below may be taken as part of a concentration.


Humanities Concentration

Course Number and Title

Hrs.

Prerequisites

Electives:

15

 

ART 352 Art of Renaissance

(3)

None

ART 353 Baroque Art

(3)

None

ART 354 19th Century Art

(3)

None

ART 356 20th Century Art

(3)

None

English 300-level Core Humanities

(3)

ENG 102

FL 315 French Women Writers

(3)

None

JDM 303* Media Law & Ethics

(3)

None

PHIL/CHEM/GEOL/PHYS 350 Science as a Cultural Force

(3)

Any natural science core course

REL 308 Faith and Society

(3)

Core religion course

REL 400* Seminar in Christian Lit

(3)

REL 106

REL 404 Seminar in Christian Theology

(3)

REL 106 or REL 109

Science Concentration

Course Number and Title

Hrs.

Prerequisites

Electives:

15

 

CHEM/GEOL/PHYS/PHIL 350 Science as a Cultural Force

(3)

Any natural science core course

COM 302 Intercultural Communication

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

COM 304 Interpersonal Communication

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

COM 305 Organizational Communication

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

COM 343 Conflict, Mediation, & Negotiation

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

BIO 129 Drugs, Poisons, & Pollutants

(3)

None

ECON 334 Money and Banking

(3)

ECON 233

ECON 301 Game Theory

(3)

Core math/logic requirement

ECON 342 Global Economics

(3)

ECON 232 or ECON 233

PHYS 320 Origins of the Universe

(3)

High School Algebra and Trig

POLSC 343 Western Political Thought: Ancient Political Thought

(3)

POLSC 101

POLSC 345 Western Political Thought: Early Modern Political Thought

(3)

POLSC 101

PSYC 305 Social Psychology

(3)

PSYC 101

PSYC 307 Personality

(3)

PSYC 101

PSYC 330 Health Psychology

(3)

PSYC 101

SOC 301 Race, Ethnicity, and Minority Issues

(3)

 

SOC 340 Marriage and Family

(3)

 

SOC 352 Deviance

(3)

 

SOCWK 304 Human Behavior Across the Lifespan

(3)

SOCWK 221 or soph. status

SOCWK 305 Family Violence

(3)

 

SOCWK 306 Social Environment & Human Behavior

(3)

SOC 301 or co-requisite

SOCWK 350 Death and Dying

(3)

 

Professional Concentration

Course Number and Title

Hrs.

Prerequisites

Electives, at least 9 hrs. 300 level or above

15

 

BANA 348 Business Analysis

(3)

MATH 108, MATH 110, MATH 317, or MATH 318

COM 205 Intro to Public Relations

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

COM 320 Health Communication

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120

COM 420 Health & Public Relations

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120, Jr. status

COM 425 Risk & Crisis Communication

(3)

COM 101 or COM 120, Jr. status

ECON 334 Money and Banking

(3)

ECON 233

ENTP 245 Intro to Entrepreneurship

(3)

 

ENTP 345 Entrepreneurial & Family Business Management

(3)

ENTP 245, MGT 240, MKT 233

FIN 322 Personal Asset Management

(3)

Soph. Status

HSM 135 Intro to the Hospitality Industry

(3)

 

HSM 235 Hospitality Cost Control

(3)

MATH 108

HSM 334 Management of Institutional Employees

(3)

Soph. status

HSM 335 Environmental Management

(3)

 

MGT 240 Introduction to Management

(3)

 

MGT 318 Organizational Behavior

(3)

MGT 240

MGT 343* Social Responsibility & Business Ethics

(3)

MGT 240

MKT 233 Principles of Marketing

(3)

 

MKT 311 Market Analysis & Research

(3)

MKT 233

MKT 314 Advertising Principles

(3)

MKT 233

MKT 315 Retail Merchandising

(3)

MKT 233

MKT 326 Consumer Behavior

(3)

MKT 233

SCM 243 Procurement

(3)

MKT 233

SCM 316 Supply Chain Management

(3)

MATH 108, MKT 233, or MGT 240

SCM 350 Logistics

(3)

SCM 316

*This course will count within the Foundations or a Concentration, but not both

Note: Science as a Cultural Force may count for either Science or Humanities Concentration, but not both

Plus Institutional Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

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