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Interdisciplinary Studies Degree

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Offered on campus and fully online

Design the Path to Your Career

Our interdisciplinary studies majors actively select their own curriculum combining two or three disciplines to earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree through classes on campus or fully online.

You will choose a topical area of concentration and work closely with your advisors to accomplish your academic goals. 

Real-World Projects

Additionally, you'll complete senior projects that demonstrate the intersection of theory and application in your field of interest. Students have collaborated with a variety of organizations including the Special Olympics, New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, The Next IT Girl, Ziply Fiber, Butler Institute of American Art and more. 

Past student projects have included:

  • Working on entrepreneurial and business projects at the Hill Community Development Corporation
  • Researching the changing landscape for women in sports, from the playing field to the front office
  • Volunteering with the Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • Co-founding a co-housing project in Pittsburgh
  • Creation of a licensed daycare center

Concentrations & Courses

Our Interdisciplinary Studies program allows you to design your own major based on your interests and goals. Students must fulfill a minimum of 18 hours each in at least two disciplines, up to a maximum of three. Individual courses from other disciplines (outside the areas of focus) may be selected with the approval of the program director.

Some of the combinations of disciplines students have pursued include:

  • Business and psychology
  • History and political science
  • Social justice studies and creative writing
  • Behavioral sciences and biology
  • Psychology and marketing & sales

Study abroad, as well as coursework at neighboring universities, is also encouraged.

Meet Our Faculty

Fully Online Accelerated Degree Program

This transfer-friendly program allows you to work toward degree completion to advance your career. Point Park's online programs are presented in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Our 8-week courses are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. 

Online students have access to the same great benefits as on-campus students:

  • Point Park faculty with real-world experience.
  • Small online class sizes for individualized attention.
  • A full spectrum of University resources.
  • A student success advisor offering support from application to graduation, who will guide you to successfully complete your degree.

Cohorts begin every eight weeks. Apply now!

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