Multi-Disciplinary Studies

Multi-Disciplinary Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Multi-Disciplinary Studies degree provides a rigorous academic program with a strong foundation in the arts and sciences, providing preparation for graduate or professional degrees beyond the college’s other specialized and primarily professional/career-focused bachelor’s degree programs. Students in this program will choose three minors and combine these disciplines into a senior project their final semester of study.

Students may apply for this program after completing 30 credit hours of general education curriculum, with at least one course in each general education strand (English, history, math, science, etc.).  A Letter of Intent must accompany the formal application that identifies the student’s three proposed minors and explains how they will combine to achieve the student’s educational or career goals.

Bachelor

Bachelor of Arts in Multi-Disciplinary Studies

This program is a rigorous program with a foundation in the arts and sciences. It provides preparation for graduate and professional degrees beyond specialized and primarily professional/career focused Bachelors degree programs. The degree is comprised of three related minors areas, which each student selects and then demonstrates how these areas contribute to their educational and career goals.

COURSE LISTING

The minors available to choose from are:

Business

Biology

Chemistry

Communication

Fine Arts

History

Sociology

Psychology

Literature

What can I do with this degree?

The Bachelor of Arts in Multi-Disciplinary Studies allows students much flexibility in designing a degree that relates to their personal academic and career goals. This program permits an interdisciplinary approach to education allowing students the opportunity to acquire a well-rounded educational background and problem-solving skills. Potential careers will depend on what three minors you choose.

Potential Careers

Human Resources Coordinator

Illustrator

Media Planner

Mental Health Technician

Music Performance

Sales Representative

Social Researcher

Theatre Technician

TUITION

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional course fees may apply and rates are subject to change.

WV & OH Residents

Per Credit Hour

$160 - $221

Per Semester

$1,920 - $2,652

Fall & Spring Semesters

$3,840 - $5,304

Non-Residents

Per Credit Hour

$358 - $382

Per Semester

$4,296 - $4,584

Fall & Spring Semesters

$8,592 - $9,168

High School Students

Per Credit Hour

$50

Per Semester

$600

Fall & Spring Semesters

$1,200

Dave Thompson

Professor/Interim Chairperson

Humanities, Fine Arts, & Social Sciences

Room 1025B

304-424-8251

dave.thompson@wvup.edu

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