Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies

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 degree is an excellent choice for someone who is just beginning their studies and isn’t certain which path they want to pursue. Perhaps you have taken some time away from school and are now returning with a new career emphasis. Additionally, you can utilize your previous academic work to build a reputable and respected bachelor’s degree.

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Meet the Track Coordinator

Dr. Scott Self is the director of general education and integrated studies at ACU Online. He also serves as the track coordinator for Pre-Nursing Pathway. Most recently, he was 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.

What outcomes can you expect from earning a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies?

  • Students will demonstrate a knowledge base in two academic disciplines.
  • Students will effectively communicate within a variety of contexts.
  • Students will develop a sense of self that integrates personal strengths with vocational and social priorities.

Admission Requirements

ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.

To be considered for admission, students:

  • Must be out of high school for at least four years.
  • Must complete an “Online Undergraduate Program” application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Must provide official transcripts of all previous academic work.
  • Are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.
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Degree Highlights

Required Hours

Total Required: 120 credit hours

Major Requirements: 39 credit hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours

Electives: Minimum of 25 credit hours

Example Coursework

CORE 115 Introduction to Critical Thinking

INTG 420 Integrated Studies Capstone


School of Undergraduate Studies

Upcoming Start Dates

January 12, 2021

March 9, 2021