Bachelor of Science in
Interdisciplinary Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies is designed for the student who has a variety of interests, or has perhaps examined multiple degree programs and discovered that several hold appeal. Embry-Riddle’s bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies is for students who want options and recognize the value in pursuing their varied interests. In this program, students can choose three minors to combine into one degree, and the capstone project will include an internship or a thesis option, just as in other ERAU degree programs.

Being a student at ERAU grants students access to state-of-the-art labs, cutting-edge technology along with dedicated, experienced professors.

Globally recognized, Embry-Riddle will open many doors toward internships, careers, and networking opportunities.

Depending on how students structure their Interdisciplinary Studies degree, they are provided the opportunity to gain the academic experiences and practical, hands-on learning necessary to compete for the most coveted positions with leading employers.


About Interdisciplinary Studies at the Daytona Beach, FL Campus

Developed as a response to appeals from corporate leaders, the B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies program at ERAU’s Daytona Beach Campus empowers students to design a course of study that serves their unique needs.

Housed in the Department of Humanities and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences, this flexible degree program, which combines aviation and technology with liberal arts, is suited to worldly thinkers who navigate the intersections between technology and humans.

With a foundation in General Education plus a core curriculum, three minors, and open electives, students graduate with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a wide variety of professions that call for creativity and leadership in aviation and aerospace.

A typical first year will depend on the student’s choice of minors, but will emphasize General Education courses in Composition and Communication, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Mathematics, as well as core program courses such as Principles of Aeronautical Science, Introduction to Space Flight, and Principles of Management.

Depending on their choices, graduates can be prepared for careers in aviation, aerospace and related fields, business, the military, graduate studies, or law school. The Interdisciplinary Studies program seeks to produce graduates with an entrepreneurial spirit, who will cross boundaries, make creative connections, be flexible in a changing career environment, and become leaders in their chosen fields.

The Daytona Beach Campus is located in sunny Florida, just 50 miles north of the Kennedy Space Center, 4 miles from the beach, and adjacent to the Daytona Beach International Airport.

Small classes and a desirable faculty-to-student ratio foster greater learning experiences that are sure to open opportunities.

ERAU offers a combined program that allows well-qualified students the chance to begin graduate work toward their Master of Business Administration (MBA) while finishing their B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies.

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120 Credits

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