The objective and intent of the Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree is to encourage students to select a specific course of study that will best achieve their objectives. The Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree is designed for students who have targeted occupational or personal goals which are not met by traditional majors and minors, but require a clear identity not provided by the Bachelor of General Studies degree. In consultation with faculty advisors, students may select four-year programs of study which are sponsored by two or more departments and/or colleges.
Director/Advisor for the BIS Program:
For information and to make an initial contact regarding the BIS program:
Dr. Bobby Winters (Associate Dean), Advisor
College of Arts & Sciences Office
311 Grubbs Hall
The Analytics emphasis in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies was designed to bridge students with mathematical talent into applications in a business setting. Those completing the emphasis will be equipped to work in a variety of quantitative oriented areas in the world of business.
The departments of Accounting and Computer Information Systems and History, Philosophy and Social Sciences offer this integrated program that prepares students for careers in fraud examination. Based on advice from the Internal Revenue Service, students who elect this degree will be eligible to be hired as IRS special agents as well as being qualified to serve in other public agencies and the private sector.
The SSRM emphasis in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies is designed to offer students an opportunity to develop interdisciplinary skills in biology, communication, geography and social sciences that are required for effective resource management in today's complex world. Those completing the emphasis will be equipped to work in a variety of agencies, organizations and industries that impact or have responsibility for protection and management of resources.