Of the three bachelor's degree programs offered by the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies, the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.I.S.) is the ideal choice for adult learners who wish to gain exposure to a broad range of subject areas, to customize a degree program of particular interest, or to major in either social science or social work. The program is distinguished by its particularly strong foundation in liberal education and curricular flexibility. Prospective students are invited to view the general degree requirements for the B.A.I.S. degree as well as academic worksheets showing detailed requirements for each of the majors.

The Metropolitan School of Professional Studies offers evening programs for adult learners seeking bachelor's and master's degrees. Students can choose from a combination of on-campus and online classes that accommodate the schedules of working professionals. 

Interdisciplinary Studies Major

A B.A.I.S. degree with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies offers unparalleled flexibility. Students have many options in selecting courses to meet most of the core requirements, and almost "free reign" in course selection for the balance of the program.

Tracks

  • Cultural & Global Awareness:
    This track focuses on heightening students' awareness of international and cultural issues in society using a wide range of relevant course offerings in business, humanities, philosophy, religion, and the behavioral and social sciences.
  • Business:
    This track allows students to combine a strong liberal arts foundation with maximum flexibility in selecting business courses of personal and professional interest. An introductory course in business and a class in management and organizational behavior provide the foundation to this track.
  • Social & Ethical Considerations:
    This track is designed to develop one's awareness and appreciation of social and ethical issues in all aspects of society. Relevant course offerings in business, humanities, philosophy, religion, and the behavioral range of options from which students select.
  • Renaissance Thinking:
    As the name implies, this program develops and encourages broad intellectual interests in the classical arts and sciences. Students select relevant courses from extensive offerings in business, humanities, philosophy, religion, and the behavioral and social sciences.