Academic Catalog

Integrative Studies, B.A.

This B.A. degree requires 90 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.


Integrative Studies B.A. Major Requirements48-61
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements and Electives 159-72
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

Integrative Studies Senior Requirement
INST 40000Integrative Studies Capstone1
Senior Project
All Integrative Studies majors must complete a senior project. The project can be pursued in the context of an existing upper-level course based in a department, or students can enroll in an INST individualized study project course and design an independent project, whether inquiry-based research, an applied project, or an internship, guided by a faculty member. The faculty adviser and/or program coordinator review and approve the plan for the senior project in the semester before the student registers for the appropriate course. Select one of the following:3-4
Senior Project: Internship
Senior Project: Independent Study
Senior Project: Applied Independent Study
xxxxx: Pre-approved upper-level course in a department
Individualized Plan of Study
Students select courses based on the goals of their approved plan of study. These courses must include at least 44 credits and no more than 56 credits of additional courses (excluding the INST capstone and senior project course) drawn from departments across the College, as follows:44-56
1) at least 12 credits must be at the 300-level or above, not counting courses taken to satisfy the Senior Requirement;
2) no more than 12 credits may be at 100-level;
(3) at least three distinct subject prefixes must be included.
Total Credits48-61