Interdisciplinary Studies

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The College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences offers the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) degree. This degree is a full, 4-year baccalaureate self-designed general studies degree that complies with all university requirements as well as allows students to choose courses that best match their career goals. The BIS degree can be obtained either through online or traditional on-campus coursework.

We do accept up to 60 hours of non-college credit including military, DANTES, CLEP and Portfolio credit hours. For more information on the DANTES and CLEP credit please visit the Student Services and Success Mentoring Center at or click the Forms tab on our webpage. More information for the Portfolio program can be obtained by visiting the Portfolio webpage at Please keep in mind that only 12 hours of Portfolio credit will be accepted. 

Areas of Study Within the Department

Interdisciplinary Studies
332 Gooch Hall
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238