Bachelor of Arts

Multidisciplinary

Program Overview

Take full control of your education and career goals by earning an online B.A. with a Multidisciplinary major from Concordia University Texas. In this program, you’ll pursue two academic programs of study and be able to use many transfer credits to graduate sooner.

Careers require a number of skills across a range of disciplines. Employers have expressed a need for generalists that are well-rounded, flexible and creative graduates, according to a report by the Coordinating Board of the Texas College and University Systems. In this multidisciplinary program, you have the freedom to direct your education in any of several directions — whether you pursue a specialized or more general career field.

In the online B.A. with a Multidisciplinary major, you’ll choose two academic programs of study that reflect your career goals. They can be complementary or completely different. Choose from diverse fields from science to classical languages to religious studies and more. No matter what you choose, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed for a successful future.

Benefits of the program include:

  • A trusted education: Since 1926, we have provided students with a valuable degree that is rooted in the liberal arts.
  • Convenience: Our online program allows you to balance your degree program with your work schedule and personal commitments. And you can earn your degree at a pace that works for you.
  • Year-round support: Our online help desk is available 24/7/365.
  • Next Start Date: Rolling Enrollment
  • Credit Hours: 128
  • Course Length: 8 Weeks

Career Outcomes

By choosing two out of the six academic programs of study, you can customize your education for a wide range of career outcomes. Additionally, the ability to tailor your degree to a specific discipline makes this major ideal for pursuing graduate study.

Admission Requirements

A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on all college-level coursework, or a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA if students have fewer than 12 transferable college credit hours, is required. Students who do not meet the requirements will be evaluated by the admissions committee and may still be eligible for provisional admission to the program.

Click here to begin your application. If you need help, our supportive staff is here. Email us at onlineadmissions@concordia.edu or call 844-CTX-CTX1 (844-289-2891) for assistance or to learn more about the program.

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Course List

To earn your B.A. with a Multidisciplinary major, 128 credit hours are required, and classes are offered all year. Up to 83 transfer credits are accepted, so you can finish your degree even faster.

In addition to the general education core requirements, students must successfully complete the following for the major:

Supporting Coursework (11 credits)

MDS 4201 Multidisciplinary Capstone Course

Plus 9 hours (3-4 courses) from the following list:

ENG 2301 Survey of Classicism
ENG 3311 Advanced Writing
HIS 2321 Western Civilization to 1715
HIS 2321 Western Civilization from 1715
MUS 2350 Introduction to World Music and Culture +1 Fine Art credit (e.g., MUS 11XX applied music lesson)
PHL 3301 Survey of Western Philosophy
POLS 1303 American Government and Citizenship
REL 3333 Introduction to Christian Ethics
REL 3381 Major World Religions
SOC 1301 1301 Introduction to Sociology
SOC/HIS 2306 Race and Ethnic Relations

Multidisciplinary Major Requirements (36 credits)

Select two block areas from the following list. In each block take 18 credit hours, at least 12 hours of which must be upper-level, of which at least six upper-level credit hours in each block must be taken at Concordia University Texas. Courses cannot double count from one 18-hour block to another or from the supporting course list:

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Health Care Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Kinesiology