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Interdisciplinary Studies

UPGRADING? Looking for the proper education to get a promotion at your current job?
TRANSITIONING?  Changing careers or just looking for a new, more rewarding  job?
STARTING UP? Starting your own for-profit or non-profit business?


BIS: The Bachelor’s Degree that’s right for you!

Maybe your original goal in community college was an Associate in Applied Science or Applied Art degree and the career opportunities that the AAS or the AAA provided. Or possibly, you attended a community college to obtain a traditional Associate of Arts or Associate of Sciences University Transfer degree.  Or you have simply collected a sizable number of university transferable credits without a definite goal in mind.

Today, those Associate degrees or transferable credits can be your ticket to a four-year baccalaureate degree at UNC Pembroke through the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) degree program.

With UNC Pembroke’s BIS degree program, your Associate’s degree (whether an AAS, AAA, AS, or AA) or a sizable number of university transferable credits (45 hours or more) provides the gateway to a bachelor’s degree and a rewarding career in your area of choice. Because this degree means that you are no longer limited in continuing your education, the BIS allows you to move forward with your educational goals.

If you have been looking for a way to transition into a baccalaureate degree program without losing many of the credits from your AAS or AAA degree, the BIS is a perfect fit for you no matter what major you select or what AAS or AA degree you earned at the community college. If you hold the AA or AS, or simply have a sizable number of transferable credits, you may find that the unique majors in the BIS degree program fit your career or academic goals better than traditional, single discipline, majors do.

Finally, since all BIS majors are available at UNC Pembroke’s main campus, and many have available online options, the BIS may provide you with the scheduling flexibility that adult learners often need.

Let us help you put your previous academic accomplishments to work for you at UNC Pembroke today! 

UNC Pembroke’s BIS: the Bachelor’s Degree for you to get upgraded, transitioned, or started up! Contact us today!