Interdisciplinary Degrees

Cameron University offers the Bachelor of Science and the Associate in Science with a major in Interdisciplinary Studies. These programs are designed to serve active duty military personnel and goal directed students whose educational needs are not met by one of the University's present majors.

PROGRAM ADMISSION

Prospective students are required to submit an application consisting of a title page, a list of all courses/credits previously earned that the student proposes to be applied to the Interdisciplinary Studies degree, and a two-page rationale (essay). The rationale (essay) should contain a clear statement of the student's educational objectives, an explanation of how the selected concentrations are interdisciplinary in nature, what the student expects to be able to do as a result of his/her studies, and a statement explaining why the proposed program is worthy of a college degree.

PROCEDURES

1.  Contact the Interdisciplinary Studies Advisor in the Academic Advising Center to make an appointment and create a plan of study. Plans must be approved by the academic department for each area of concentration and by the director.

2.  Each person admitted to the program will be assigned an advisor and committee member (if needed) to (a) visit with the student to clarify goals and objectives and (b) develop a program of study.

3.  Changes in the plan of study must be approved by the advisor and director.

4.  Candidates for graduation must submit a copy of the approved plan of study to the Registrar two semesters prior to planned graduation date to check for compliance with graduation requirements.


 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (360)

A student may apply for admission to this program during or after the semester in which 24 semester hours of credit (including transfer and military credit) are completed. A minimum of 24 semester hours must be completed after admission to the degree program. Students must meet computer literacy requirements of at least one of their areas of concentration or complete CIS 1013.  This degree may or may not prepare a student for a particular occupation or entry into a graduate or professional school.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

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III. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS*

A. Required Course (3 hours)

UNIV 4543

B. Courses Approved by Chair or Advisor (48 hours)

Primary Discipline (30 hours)

A minimum of 30 hours must be completed in the primary discipline, with a minimum of 9 upper division hours completed in residence at Cameron University. Only courses approved by the department chair of each discipline will meet this requirement.

Secondary Discipline (18 hours)

A minimum of 18 hours must be completed in the secondary discipline, with a minimum of 9 upper division hours completed in residence at Cameron University. Only courses approved by the department chair of each discipline will meet this requirement.

*Courses selected from two disciplines which in their aggregate comprise a rational combination of skills and concepts. A minimum of 25 semester hours must be upper division courses, 18 of which must be obtained from Cameron.

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IV. ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION


 

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (365)

A student may apply for admission to this program during or after the semester in which 12 semester hours of credit are completed (including transfer and military credit). A minimum of 12 semester hours must be completed after admission to the degree program. Students must meet computer literacy requirements of at least one of their areas of concentration or complete CIS 1013.  This degree may or may not prepare a student for a particular occupation or entry into a baccalaureate degree program.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

1-3

III. MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Course (3 hours)

UNIV 2543

B. Courses Approved by Chair or Advisor (18 hours)

Primary Discipline (9 hours)

A minimum of 9 hours must be completed in the primary discipline, with a minimum of 3 hours completed in residence at Cameron University. Only courses approved by the department chair of each discipline will meet this requirement.

Secondary Discipline (9 hours)

A minimum of 9 hours must be completed in the secondary discipline, with a minimum of 3 hours completed in residence at Cameron University. Only courses approved by the department chair of each discipline will meet this requirement.

*Courses selected from two disciplines which in their aggregate comprise a rational combination of skills and concepts.

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IV. ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 66 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION.


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP (775)

Students who successfully complete the program are granted a bachelor of science in organizational leadership. This degree prepares students for success in government, nonprofit, corporate or industrial careers. The curriculum consists of skills and theory regarding organizational behavior, ethics, interpersonal skills, management, finance and communication skills. State business and education leaders created the degree program so working Oklahomans can advance their careers, increase their incomes and build Oklahoma’s economy.

REQUIREMENTSHOURS
I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 44

II. UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

UNIV 1001 or 1113

1-3

III. MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS

A. Required Courses (27 hours)

ORGL 3113, ORGL 3223, ORGL 3333, ORGL 3443, ORGL 4113,
ORGL 4223, ORGL 4333, ORGL 4443, ORGL 4553

B. Optional Course (3 hours)

ORGL 4993

C. Option* (12-15 hours )

*Students who complete ORGL 4993 will complete 12 hours in the option; students who do not complete ORGL 4993 will complete 15 hours in the option.

Choose one of the following options:
Communication
Students will select courses from the list below for a total of 12-15 hours.
COMM 3313, COMM 3353, COMM 3393, COMM 3633, COMM 3833, COMM 4313, COMM 4623, COMM 4723, COMM 4673, JOUR 3043, JOUR 3343, PBRL 3113

Business
Students will select courses from the list below for a total of 12-15 hours.
ECON 2013, ECON 2023, ACCT 2013, ACCT 2023, BUS 2113, BUS 3213, BUS 3223, FIN 2113, FIN 3603, MGMT 3013, MGMT 3513, MGMT 4013, MKTG 3423, MKTG 3433, MKTG 3533

Technology
Students will complete the following required courses and select additional courses from the list below for a total of 12-15 hours.
Required Courses: TECH 3013, TECH 4143
Choose 6-9 hours from the following: TECH 3003, TECH 4003, TECH 4033, TECH 4443, MIS 4433

Criminal Justice
Students will complete the following required courses and select additional courses from the list below for a total of 12-15 hours.
Required Course: CJ 1013
Choose 9-12 hours from the following: CJ 3103, CJ 3133, CJ 3013, CJ 4033, CJ 4133, CJ 4493

Military Science
Contracted Cadets: At least 18 credit hours from the following list of courses: MSL 3011, MSL 3013, MSL 3021, MSL 3023, MSL 4004, MSL 4011, MSL 4013, MSL 4021, MSL 4023, HIST 3133
Active Duty Students: Students will complete the following required courses, and select additional courses from the list below for a total of 12-15 hours.
Required Courses: MSL 2022, HIST 3133
Choose 6-9 hours from the following: MSL 2021, CJ 4023, MGMT 4013, COMM 2313, COMM 3353, PBRL 3113, GEOG 3213

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IV. PROFESSIONAL AND FREE ELECTIVE REQUIREMENTS

**Courses could include prior academic credit on transcript and/or up to 30 hours of extra institutional credit through CLEP, DSST, military or prior learning assessment (maximum of 15 hours in this category).

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V. ELECTIVES TO TOTAL 124 HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION