Undergraduate Degrees

The College of Professional Studies offers Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree programs. A BIS degree allows adult students, the majority of which are working professionals, to earn their degrees on a part-time basis. The BIS degrees allow students to transfer in up to 60 credits of previous coursework (pending approval), and are composed of a broad range of subject matters that can be immediately applied in your career.

  • A Villanova Education, Built for Professionals — As a nationally recognized and respected University, a degree or certificate from Villanova enhances your resume and helps you stand out to employers.
  • Flexible and Accelerated Course Options — Evening and online courses are available, as well as special seminar series. Our accelerated FastForward courses run for seven weeks and enable students to complete their degree or certificate at a faster pace.
  • Personalized Advising — Every student is assigned a dedicated CPS adviser who is available to meet in person, over the phone, or via email to assist in choosing courses and progressing through the program.
  • Competitive Tuition — Tuition and fees for evening courses through CPS are offered at a lower rate. There are also a variety of financial aid and scholarship options.
  • Alumni Network — As part of the Villanova community, you join a powerful and engaged network of over 120,000 alumni across the globe.
  • Computer Science (BS)

    Villanova has designed the Bachelors of Science in Computer Science to prepare academically, individuals seeking careers in software development. Villanova’s computer science program emphasizes the theory, abstraction and application of computing. read more

  • English (BA)

    The department offers a wide selection of courses from traditional survey courses to courses on contemporary writers, film, and creative writing. English course are well suited to help students become better readers, writers and analytical thinkers. read more

  • General Studies (BIS)

    A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in General Studies provides the flexibility to select courses where you have strong academic interest. The General Studies curriculum requires only 45 core credits allowing you to select 33 additional credits in your major and 42 free elective credits to satisfy degree requirements. read more

  • History (BA)

    The History Department offers more than 60 courses in different academic fields and areas of personal interest. Villanova history courses span cultures and decades, from ancient Egypt to modern America. History illuminates the laboratory of human experience and provides the background necessary to understand social movements, literature and religion. read more

  • Information Systems (BIS)

    Villanova’s BIS in Information Systems emphasizes the application of computing technology in today's workplace. We designed this major to satisfy the demand for business professionals with a combination of technical and business skills. read more

  • Leadership Studies (BIS)

    Leadership is a highly sought-after trait in every organization no matter what the industry and, in many cases, a trait that is difficult to find. CPS offers both an undergraduate Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) in Leadership Studies as well as a post graduate certificate in Leadership Studies to transform professionals—our adult students—into leaders that their organizations value, trust, and respect. read more

  • Media and Technology (BIS)

    As a Villanova Media & Technology major, you will learn the communication and technology competencies, to begin, advance or modernize your communication or technical career and how to use technology to market and sell. read more