Bachelor of Arts

Multidisciplinary

Program Overview

Take full control of your education and career goals by earning an online BA 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 BA 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: January 8, 2018
  • 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.

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Course List

To earn your BA 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 choose two block areas from the following list. In each block take eighteen credit hours, at least twelve hours of which must be upper-level; of which at least six upper-level credit hours in each block must be taken from Concordia University Texas. Courses cannot double count from one eighteen hour block to another or from the Supporting Course list.

Our Common Core Experience
Global/Cultural (3 credits)

Choose one of the following courses:

ENG 2301 World Literature: Classicism
HIS 2321 History of Western Civilization to 1715
HIS 2322 Western Civilizations from 1715
HIS 3308 Asian History and Culture
HIS 3301 History of Mexico
HIS 3314 Traditions/Values of Classical Civilizations
HON 3311 Critical Thinking about Great Texts
PHL 3301 Survey of Western Philosophy

Modern or Classical Language

Complete two consecutive terms (at least six credit hours) of a non-English language.

Supporting Courses (11 credits)

MDS 4201 Multidisciplinary Capstone Course

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

ENG 2301 Survey of Classicism
HIS 2321 Western Civilization to 1715
PHL 3301 Survey of Western Philosophy
POLS 1303 American Government & Citizenship
REL 3333 Introduction to Christian Ethics
SOC 1301 Introduction to Sociology

Business Block

ACC 2301 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
ACC 2302 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
BUS 3310 Leadership and Business
BUS 3311 Principles of Management
BUS 3321 Business Law
BUS 3350 Principles of Marketing
BUS 3360 Finance
BADM 3371 Management Information
ECO 2301 Intro to Macroeconomics
BUS 3312 Small Business Management
BUS 3313 Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Change
BUS 3351 Selling and Sales Management
BUS 3380 Production and Operations Management

Communication Block

COM 1300 Fundamentals of Communication
COM 2100 Communication Practicum I
COM 2301 Human Communication Theory
COM 2303 Mass Media History and Theory
COM 2308 Writing for the Media and PR
COM 2317 Cinema and Religion
COM 3304 Group Dynamics
COM 3308 Persuasive Communication
COM 3310 Public Relations
COM 3331 Organizational Communication
COM 3335 Intercultural Communication Experience
COM 4100 Communication Practicum II
COM 4301 Digital Journalism and New Media Communication
COM 4310 Communication Internship

Computer Science Block

CSC 1401 Introduction to Computer Science I
CSC 1402 Introduction to Computer Science II
CSC 2301 Introduction to Computer Systems
CSC 2305 Discrete Structures
CSC 2403 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
CSC 4310 Computer Science Internship
CSC 3302 Operating Systems
CSC 3303 Computer Architecture
CSC 3311 Programming Language Concepts

Criminal Justice Block

CRIJ 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIJ 2313 Corrections, Probation, and Parole
CRIJ 2328 Police Systems and Practices
CRIJ 3302 Criminal Law
CRIJ 3314 Ethics in Criminal Justice
CJM/SOC 3311 Criminology
CJM/SOC 33xx Crime, Justice, and Social Diversity

Healthcare Administration Block

HCA 3300 Healthcare Organization and Delivery
HCA 3312 Management Essentials of Healthcare Org
HCA 3315 Quality Management in Healthcare
HCA 3330 Information Tech in Healthcare
HCA 3341 Essentials of Healthcare Ethics
HCA 3345 Marketing Management in Healthcare
HCA 3360 Principles of Healthcare Finance
HCA 4340 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Admin
HCA 4360 Healthcare Finance Issues
HCA 4365 Managing the Healthcare Org
HCA 4370 Healthcare Economics
HCA 4380 Management of Medical Practices

Human Resource Management Block

BADM 4381 Spirituality in the Workplace
BUS 3310 Leadership and Business
BUS 3380 Production and Operations Management
ECO 2301 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECO 2302 Introduction to Microeconomics
HRM 3305 Legal Concepts and Environment in HR
HRM 3315 Training and Development
HRM 3320 Compensation and Benefits
HRM 3325 Labor Relations
HRM 3330 Organizational Staffing and Selection
HRM 3345 Fundamentals of HR Management
HRM 3350 Conflict Negotiation
HRM 3355 Internal HR Management

Kinesiology Block

Choose 2 of the lower level and need to complete all 4 of the upper level.

KIN 1301 Personal Wellness
KIN 1302 First Aid and Safety
KIN 2302 Theory and Application of Physical Fitness
KIN 3316 Evaluation and Physical Education and Sport
KIN 3315 Organization Administration of Physical Education and Sport
KIN 4310 Kinesiology Internship
KIN 3313 Motor Development and Learning

Psychology Block

COM/PSY 3304 Group Dynamics
PSY 2341 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 2491 Research Methods and Scientific Writing in the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 3302 Cognitive Psychology
PSY 3330 Social Psychology
PSY 3332 Personality Theory

Electives

A sufficient number of credit hours to bring the total number of hours to 128, of which 39 must be upper-level.