Degree Details

Interdisciplinary Studies B.A. or B.S. program

New York state registered program code: 86104 (B.A.)
New York state registered program code: 86105 (B.S.)
HEGIS Code: 4901.00 {Liberal Arts and Sciences}


General education requirements: 44 - 45 credits required

     Arts and Fine Arts (2 out of 3 disciplines - 6 credits)


     English and modern languages (1 of each discipline - 9 credits)

  • ENG 110; Modern Language and Modern Language/Literature

     Social and behavioral sciences (3 out of 4 disciplines - 9 credits)


     Math and science (1 of each discipline - 6 credits)

     Philosophy,  theology and ethics (1 of each discipline - 9 credits)

     Core course (4 credits): COR

     Physical education (1 credit): PED

     FST Requirement: (1 credit)

  •     FST 101 College Experience (if required)

Interdisciplinary Studies Major Requirements (45 credits) Complete as follows:

  • Two or more areas of concentration, each with a minimum of 21 credits
  • A minimum of 12 credits in each concentration msut be completed at Molloy in either a hybrid, online or face-to-face format
  • Senior project - Integration of areas of concentration 3 credits
  • An internship is recommended

Electives 38-39 (under consultation with advisor)
*Note: More electives are available if major requirements also satisfy general education requirements.

Total: 128

Two or more areas of concentration may be selected from among the following disciplines:

               Art                                                              Biology                                                    Business management                                                    
Communications Computer Information Science        Computer science
Criminal justice Earth and environmental studies English
History Mathematics Modern language
Music Philosophy Political science
Psychology *Social Work Sociology

Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Catalog 2015-2017 (PDF) for more information regarding this degree.

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