Multidisciplinary Studies

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This flexible multidisciplinary program allows you to pursue a well-rounded degree customized to your diverse interests and talents while making the most of the college credits you’ve already earned.

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Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies

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Our flexible multidisciplinary/general studies program allows you to pursue a degree that is customized to your diverse interests and talents while making the most of the college credits you’ve already earned.

Benefits of an Online Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary/General Studies

  • Unparalleled Flexibility – The B.A. in Multidisciplinary Studies program was created to fit your busy lifestyle and to make it easier for you to obtain a degree with classes that work around your schedule.
  • Customizable Degree – This general studies program allows you to develop a degree plan tailored specifically to your academic and career goals.
  • Maximum Credit Transferability – We take into consideration your previously earned credit hours toward this degree.
  • Wide Range of Careers – This program will prepare you for a wide range of careers related to the areas of study that you engage in.
  • Career Advancement – Earning your degree online at UTSA will offer you opportunities to expand your network and professional horizons.

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The Multidisciplinary Studies program is designed to encourage creativity, innovation, and critical thinking, while also preparing you with marketable skills that can help you successfully pursue and thrive in a wide range of careers including:

  • Education
  • Government
  • Management
  • Human Resources
  • Law Enforcement
  • Nonprofit management

Additionally, with this 100% online general studies degree you can:

  • Move up in an existing career by being better prepared for management and leadership roles
  • Strive to be promoted from an entry-level role with the new skills and experience acquired
  • Change industries to one of the wide range of careers with the diverse education and skills acquired
  • Pursue your graduate degree after receiving your B.A. in Multidisciplinary Studies.

Your Multidisciplinary Studies degree plan will include:

  • Core classes, including a senior seminar course that allows you to demonstrate the mastery of your subjects
  • Three focus areas of your choosing:
    • Focus Area 1: 15 credit hours
    • Focus Area 2: 12 credit hours
    • Focus Area 3: 12 credit hours
  • Elective credits to allow you to further tailor your degree to your interests
    • Electives: 27 credit hours
  • Foundation courses that will teach you helpful skills for any industry

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Focus Areas

The UTSA Online Multidisciplinary Studies Program offers eight specializations. Click each focus area to review the list of courses included.

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