Interdisciplinary Studies (Bachelor of Science Program)

Earn an Online Interdisciplinary Studies Degree

Give your career a boost with a degree that emphasizes business communications – from interpersonal communications to technical writing to mass media. Your online Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Strategic Communication from Grantham University provides a broad-based education with a core set of communication courses.

What will I learn in the bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies online program? This program uses guided career-relevant projects to optimize your education experience. Grounded in theory and ethics, you’ll learn how to analyze situations from multiple perspectives, define and collect relevant information and then develop, present and justify a solution or innovations in the professional workplace.

What careers can I pursue with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies? What career do you want to pursue? Customize your degree program with the kinds of courses that will set you up for success. Plus, the skills you’ll gain in the core classes are universally important in just about any professional setting.

How long is this online Interdisciplinary Studies bachelor’s degree program? At 120 credit hours, your degree program is designed to be completed in about 38 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will the bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies online program cost? The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start? Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program Outcomes
After successfully completing your degree in interdisciplinary studies, you will be able to:

  • Use critical thinking skills to effectively solve problems
  • Use appropriate communication skills across settings, purposes and audiences
  • Critically solve communication problems ethically
  • Effectively analyze and synthesize knowledge from a variety of academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate skills in research while applying various communication theories in writing and presentation across a variety of disciplines
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and present a strategic communication plan that integrates information from a variety of sources
  • Demonstrate familiarity with terminology and concepts basic to the field of strategic communication

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
BA150 Principles of Business Management 3
BA181 Foundations of Marketing 3
BA280 Consumer Behavior 3
BA330 Marketing Communications 3
BA420 Organizational Behavior 3
BA460 Public Relations 3
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
CO120 Interpersonal Communication 3
CO201 Conflict and Communications 3
CO210 Business Communication 3
CO301 Introduction to Communication Theory 3
CO330 Mass Media Communications 3
CO395 Digital Media 3
CO401 Medic Ethics 3
CS165 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 4
EN101 English Composition I 3
EN102 English Composition II 3
EN361 Technical Writing 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
ID490 Interdisciplinary Capstone 3
IS301 Web Design I 4
SO210 Conflict in Cultures 3
SO251 Technology and Society 3
Program and core: 78
Electives (14): 42
Total: 120

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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