Online BS Integrative Studies

Overview of the Online Integrative Studies Program

Use credits you’ve already earned to self-design an educational experience that suits your needs.

With the Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies, you get to build on your existing experiences, follow your passions, and move toward your long-term career goals. Customize your future by creating a unique path of study in your chosen concentration area. This program offers:

  • Onsite and online options
  • Accelerated format for quick completion
  • Wide variety of potential transfer credits

 

Concentrations

IWU’s flexible Bachelor of Science with a major in Integrative Studies degree program allows you to select from any number of concentrations:

  • Biblical Studies
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood Teacher Training
  • Elementary Teacher Training
  • History
  • Individualized (Self-Designed)
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Secondary Teacher Training

You’ll Learn To…

  • Illustrate connections between life experiences and fields of study.
  • Explain problems or issues by applying acquired skills and knowledge to new situations.
  • Describe connections between examples, facts, or theories from more than one field of study or perspective.
  • Communicate in oral, written, or visual ways that explicitly connect content and form with an awareness of purpose and audience.

Career Options

  • Social Services
  • Business Management
  • Human Resources
  • Ministry

TUITION

CREDIT HOURS
120 Total
TUITION
$392/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing iwuenroll@indwes.edu.

FINANCIAL AID

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.

COURSES

Below are the courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information,  feel free to contact us .

Core Courses

Foundational Course

GEN-111

Integrative Studies Core

UNV-104,UNV-120,UNV-401
Concentration Courses - 21 credit hours

(Upper Division Requirement -  30 hours must be upper-level (300-400 level courses))


30 total credits

General Education Courses

General Education

View a full list of General Education Course Descriptions

  • Biblical Studies - 3 Credit Hours
  • Biblical Studies/Philosophy/Religion - 3 Credit Hours
  • English Written Communication - 6 Credit Hours
  • English Oral Communication - 3 Credit Hours
  • Social or Behavioral Sciences - 6 Credit Hours
  • Mathematics - 3 Credit Hours
  • Natural Sciences - 3 Credit Hours
  • Arts and Humanities - 3 Credit Hours

 


30 total credits

REQUIREMENTS

Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
  • Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program. A maximum of 40 credit hours may be earned through the assessed learning process toward the required 60.

  • Completion of 120 semester hours.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of concentration or minor requirements with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 semester hours of general education requirements as specified or by transferred academic category equivalents.
  • Completion of 30 semester hours of upper-level courses (300-400 level).
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Concentration or Minor Requirements
  • Twenty-one semester hours in concentration area or minor with a GPA of 2.25.
  • Fifteen hours of the concentration or minor must be completed at IWU. 

START DATES

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.

Accreditation

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022