Individualized Degree Program

The Interdisciplinary Studies degree is designed to allow you to build an individualized bachelor’s degree around your interests and goals. This is why you will commonly hear it referred to as the “individualized degree program.” You are able to emphasize your personal and professional goals, as well as interests through a customized plan of study.

The degree awarded is either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science, depending upon course selections, which will be coordinated with your academic advisor.

Specialized Academic Focus Area Examples:
These course lists are only suggested courses students can pull from when building their program of study. Students are not limited to just these class, they are provided as a helpful resources. 

*Note that not all classes are offered online and students are responsible for prerequisites.

Admission into IDVP:
To be admitted you must have the following:

  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • A minimum of 20 semester hours of earned credit
    (You may transfer up to 90 hours toward your degree)

Earning a Bachelors Degree in IDVP:
To earn a Bachelors Degree in IDVP, your personalized program must:

  • Be interdisciplinary and intercollegiate
  • May not duplicate an existing major at UT
  • Be approved by the Program Review Committee
  • Include 39 semester hours at the 3000-4000 levels
  • A senior capstone is required in the final semester of study and must be related to the student's area of concentration in individualized studies.

IDVP has the ability to earn your degree 100% online, depending on your core selection.

With an IDVP Degree:
Graduates with IDVP degrees have the ability to work in a wide variety of fields. Career fields of recent graduates include administrative analyst, program manager, entrepreneur, teacher, attorney, librarian, and many more.

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Last Updated: 6/30/19