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Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Related Minors

  • Humanities: Cross-Cultural
  • Biology
  • Coaching

Degree Overview

The Interdisciplinary Studies program includes Maranatha’s Bible and Liberal Arts core, and students may choose their own concentration(s) to customize the degree in order to meet their goals. Some students may also qualify for dual enrollment in Maranatha’s graduate programs.

Military credit transfers and credits for lifetime learning are available. Classes are offered year-around, and sessions begin nine times annually. Flexible class scheduling is designed to work with your personal life plans.

Potential Careers

  • Accountant
  • Teacher
  • Data Analyst
  • Tax Consultant
  • Financial Planner
  • Writer

Interdisciplinary Studies Program Outcomes

  • Communication Skills: Students will demonstrate competence in written, oral, and aesthetic engagement within the chosen concentration(s).
  • Critical Thinking: Students will apply a framework for logical decision-making in societal, political, professional, and ethical contexts.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: Students will use and apply quantitative problem-solving skills in life and work.
  • Scientific Reasoning: Students will explain scientific theories.
  • Historical and Cultural Reasoning: Students will recognize and evaluate various ideas, trends, people, people groups, and cultures in both historical and modern contexts.
  • Biblical Knowledge: Students will acquire skills related to biblical study methodologies and interpretation in areas of history, doctrine, creation, purpose, destiny, and the Gospel message.
  • Biblical Worldview: Students will articulate a world view that will tie all fields of study to the Scriptures “to the Praise of His Glory.”
  • Biblical Application: Students will use discernment in moral situations by applying Biblical precepts and principles to contemporary issues and lifestyle choices.
  • Baptist Heritage: Students will recall and identify the history, heritage, and distinctives of fundamental Baptists reflected in local churches.
  • Servant Leadership: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the language, skills and principles of leadership, manifesting a willingness to use God-given abilities and opportunities as a force for good in the local church and the world.
  • Gospel Presentation: Students will be able to clearly and credibly communicate the Gospel.
  • Career Plan: Students will be able to demonstrate competency in career and academic development.