Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies

This degree is an excellent choice for someone who is just beginning their studies and isn’t certain which path they want to pursue. Or perhaps you have taken some time away from school and are now returning with a new career emphasis.

This degree is an excellent choice for someone who is just beginning their studies and isn’t certain which path they want to pursue. Or perhaps you have taken some time away from school and are now returning with a new career emphasis.

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Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

Locked-In Tuition

Locked-In Tuition.

Our Locked-In Tuition program guarantees you’ll pay the same price for your entire undergraduate degree.

About the Program

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The Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies is a flexible degree program that allows you to customize your degree plan to best fit your career aspirations and needs. You will have the opportunity to focus your studies in two fields and learn an interdisciplinary approach to practical and professional problems.

This program culminates in a Capstone course where students will practice integrative thinking, reflect on and articulate their vocational priorities and articulate their life goals.

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In this program students will develop a sense of self that integrates personal strengths with vocational and social priorities. Additionally, you can utilize your previous academic work to build a reputable and respected bachelor’s degree.

Required Hours

Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (up to 25 hours in electives)

Example Coursework

Introduction to Critical Thinking
Integrated Studies Capstone

Upcoming Start Dates

March 8, 2022
May 3, 2022

Meet the Program Director

Scott Self, Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies, Pre-Nursing Track

Dr. Scott Self, Program Director, Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies

Dr. Scott Self is the Assistant Provost for Academic Initiatives and Innovation and program director for integrated studies at ACU Online. He also serves as the program director for the Pre-Nursing Track. Most recently, he was an assistant professor in the School of Educational Leadership. Prior to that, he held the roles of director of university access programs and university disability compliance officer on ACU’s main campus. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas Tech University in Higher Education Research. His research and passion centers upon issues of college access for historically marginalized populations, and how specific policies or practices in higher education affect those students.


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To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Submit official high school and/or college transcripts.
  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.

Graduation Requirements: Students must earn a 2.0 GPA or higher to meet graduation requirements and complete at least 33 advanced hours.

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Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.

Abilene Christian University enjoys a strong national reputation as one of the leading private Christian universities in the west and southwest, indicated by various ratings (such as U.S. News and World Report and other reports).