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A Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies with a major in General Studies provides the flexibility to select courses where you have strong academic interest.


You may select coursework for your major from any of the following areas:


Arab & Islamic Studies, Art History, Classical Studies, Communication, Education, English, Ethics, French, Global Interdisciplinary Studies, History, Humanities, Modern Language, Philosophy, Theater, Theology


Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Physics

Social Sciences:

Criminology, Economics, Gender and Women’s Studies, Geography and the Environment, Global Interdisciplinary Studies, Humanities: designated PSC, Leadership, Organizational Development and Management, Peace and Justice, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology

Related Programs

Students pursuing a major General Studies can also apply to the combined BIS/MS Human Resource Development program.



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Villanova allows students to transfer up to 90 credits from other regionally accredited institutions. Find out more about transfer credits and community college agreements.