Interdisciplinary Research (B.S.) - Online

Interdisciplinary Research (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
Statistics Elective 1,23
Total Hours3

Course may fulfill select general education requirements


Choose from the following: BUSI 230, MATH 201, or MATH 211

Major Core
INDS 200Interdisciplinary Careers1
INDS 499Internship3
INQR 102Interdisciplinary Inquiry1
RSCH 202Interdisciplinary Research3
RSCH 301Research Verification3
WRIT 401Grant-Writing3
WRIT 403Technical Writing3
Interdisciplinary Research Area of Study I 1,215
Interdisciplinary Research Area of Study II 1,215
Total Hours47

Each Area of Study requires a minimum of 6 hours of upper level courses.


At least one course in this area of study must be designated an R/I course.

RSCH 401Interdisciplinary Research Methods3
RSCH 490Interdisciplinary Research Project3
Total Hours6
Free Electives
Choose 22-28 credit hours of Free Electives22-28
Total Hours22-28

 All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
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