Program

30

Total Credits

10

Total Classes

Online, Blended

Format

The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies is an excellent degree for those who have academic credit in a variety of disciplines. Candidates for this program ordinarily are not on-track for a traditional major and often have a significant career path established. 

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The bachelor’s degree in Multidisciplinary Studies is an excellent degree for those who have academic credit in a variety of disciplines. Candidates for this program ordinarily are not on-track for a traditional major and often have a significant career path established. The multidisciplinary degree is defined by college credits you have earned and/or will earn in four different academic disciplines.

The bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies is designed for students with several years of college experience in a variety of multidisciplinary courses, requiring 15 semester hours of credit in each of four areas: arts and humanities, natural science and math, social and behavioral sciences, and applied science & professional studies. This program also offers an associates degree in Multidisciplinary Studies, consisting of 35 semester hours, 9 of which must be taken at Siena Heights University, distributed over 3 of 4 categories.

Finish your bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies in a time frame that works with your schedule – in as little as two years, depending on your remaining requirements and availability.

NOTE: This major is also available on the Adrian campus.


Anthony Farina
Associate Professor of Humanities
afarina@sienaheights.edu
Gail Ryder
Associate Professor of Humanities
gryder@sienaheights.edu
248-799-5490
Michael O Connell
Associate Professor of Humanities
moconne1@sienaheights.edu
Mike Winstrom
Associate Professor of Philosophy
mwinstro@sienaheights.edu
248-799-5490

The major in Multidisciplinary Studies is designed for students with several years of college experience in a variety of academic disciplines. The major requires 15 credit hours of credit in each of four areas: Arts & Humanities, Natural Science and Mathematics, Social & Behavioral Science, and Applied Science & Professional Studies.

Find out more on the course requirements for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree.


I. Arts & Humanities (9 semester hours): Art, Communication Arts, English, Foreign Language, History, Music, Philosophy, and Religious Studies

II. Natural Science and Mathematics (8 semester hours): Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Systems, Physical Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Anthropology, Physics, and must include one Lab Science

III. Social & Behavioral Science (9 semester hours): Cultural Anthropology, Economics, Cultural Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology

IV. Applied Science & Professional Studies (9 semester hours): Accounting, Business Administration, Child Development, Community and Human Services, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Finance, Health Care Management, Management, Marketing, Public Services Administration, Social Work, and Information Technology Management

V. Total for Major: 35 semester hours, 9 of which must be taken at Siena Heights University, distributed over 3 of 4 categories

VI. Liberal Arts: 16-17 semester hours (Depends on courses selected in major)

VII. General Electives: 8-9 semester hours

VIII. Total for Degree: 60 semester hours


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