Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies
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First Year Fee KES 1,877,327
Course Accredited By NA
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree

Explore your interests without concentrating in a specific arts, science or business major in the flexible BIS degree program. Find your passions through a varied learning experience and customize your curriculum, with opportunities for co-op, service learning, undergraduate research and study abroad.

  • The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies is a two-year degree program which students generally enter after two years, or 60 credits, of undergraduate study. The program allows you to design your own customized curriculum.Students who want a more flexible and varied learning experience in their university degree program, and those who are not yet sure of a career path, can complete a wide range of courses during their first two years of study before entering the BIS degree. This allows students to explore their interests, passions and potential career options without having to plan a specific major within an arts, science or business degree program.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)

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Entry Requirements

  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of 60 post-secondary credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5; or
  • Completion of an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5


  • As part of the required 60 credits in the BIS degree, students must complete the three required IDIS courses.


  • The minimum requirement for graduation is 120 credits (60 diploma or degree program credits 60 additional academic credits after admission to the BIS.)
  • Successful completion of IDIS 300: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Successful completion of IDIS 498: The Research Project
  • Successful completion of IDIS 499: The Graduating Essay
  • Some students may require more than 120 credits, depending on the evaluation of transfer credits from diploma programs or the nature of credits transferred from other universities.

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