Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Arts

The Interdisciplinary Studies program of study is composed of closely correlated coursework in two or more program majors. The unique feature of this option is the flexibility that allows the student to work with an advisor and several faculty members to build a customized interdisciplinary program that best suits the student’s academic objectives and calling.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate competency in the knowledge and application of Biblical/theological issues and principles.
  2. Exhibit general education knowledge and skills to enhance intellectual understanding and effectively communicate in current society.
  3. Affirm a specific calling or career goal, which clearly articulates a plan for correlated programs of study.
  4. Possess the ability to pursue further study or serve in various roles in the church or society which draws upon the knowledge and skills of the correlated programs of study.

Course Requirements

120 Semester Credits
  • 36 General Education
  • 12 Bible, Ministry, Religion or Theology electives (beyond the General Education requirements)
  • 72 Interdisciplinary Studies (including INT4800)
    • 30 credit hours must be completed at the 3000 or higher level
    • 30 credit hours must be completed at OCU
    • 3 credit hours must be in leadership

Program Course List

INT4800 Interdisciplinary Studies Capstone 3 credits 5 weeks

Examination of interdisciplinary scholarship and problem solving, with application based on students' areas of emphasis in the major.