Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor's Degree Program

Enjoy the flexibility to customize your education in our interdisciplinary studies program. Our interdisciplinary studies degree allows you to design a unique major that aligns with your interests or choose classes related to your career goals to create a pathway to graduation.  The interdisciplinary studies program offers three degree options: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (B.A.A.S.).

Interdisciplinary studies involves combining two or more academic disciplines into one activity, allowing you to select the courses you want to study to create a custom degree.

If you have multiple interests and goals that don't fit into one of the established majors offered by the university, a degree in interdisciplinary studies might be the right path for you.

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Why Study Interdisciplinary Studies at UAF?

As an interdisciplinary studies major at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, you’ll have the option to choose from two tracks: Goals Option and Degree Completion. Whether you pursue bachelor’s degree completion or customization of a major or minor, our interdisciplinary program allows you the flexibility to design a personal pathway of study. Here are more reasons to earn your bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies at UAF.

  • Benefit from personal attention and comprehensive advising to ensure that your credits are maximized and your path to graduation is clear and focused.
  • Earn your bachelor’s degree in a program recognized by as one of the best value options for obtaining an online bachelor’s degree in liberal studies based on alumni salaries and low tuition rates.
  • Take part in a career-focused capstone project that requires you to plan ahead and understand the steps needed to reach your professional goals.
Gain professional experience

  • With our focus on hands-on learning, you can gain experience beyond the classroom through internships, undergraduate research and student organizations.

Learn from passionate and accomplished professors

  • Collaborate one-on-one with professors who are published researchers and scholars. They will help you discover your passions and chart your career path.

Graduate prepared for a career

  • The bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies doesn’t just allow you to create a custom degree path it can also help you narrow your focus and find a field that aligns with your interests and career goals.


Complete your Interdisciplinary Studies Degree online

Cost breakdown for the online degree in Interdisciplinary Studies

Your cost for the online general studies program will depend on the number of credits you need as well as the courses you choose.

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Experience online learning at UAF

Finish your bachelor’s degree online at UAF for in-state tuition no matter where you live. Our online degrees have been ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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What Can You Do With Your Degree in Interdisciplinary studies?

Just about anything you have a passion for. Interdisciplinary students can take almost any course that UAF offers, so the possibilities are innumerable.

Earning a bachelor’s degree can open the door to many career options or provide an opportunity to advance within an established career. Graduates of UAF’s interdisciplinary studies degree have continued on to graduate degree programs, teaching licensure programs, military advancement and a variety of professional opportunities that require a bachelor’s degree.



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