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Degree Requirements

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Studies (36 credits)

In addition to satisfying overall University graduation requirements, at least 15 of 36 credits must be taken at St. Ambrose University. A total of 18 credit hours must be at the 300- or 400-level.

Other requirements:

• A primary advisor who guides the student though BAIS, from design to completion;
• Demonstration of an experiential learning component through a reflective analysis of experiences such as an internship, study abroad, work, or volunteer experience related to the program of study; and
• An Exit Portfolio submitted to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in the semester of graduation that documents attainment of the approved student learning outcomes.

General Education Requirements

Written Communication – 3 credit hours
Business and Professional Speaking – 3
College Algebra or Math for Business and Economics – 3
Information Literacy – 1
One multicultural course selected from any approved foreign language, international studies or multicultural course – 3
Wellness Concepts –  1
One kinesiology course (if taking a 3-credit natural science course, take an additional kinesiology course) – 1-2
One theology course – 3
One course from humanities, philosophy or theology at 300/400 level – 3
Business Ethics –  3
One humanities course at 300/400 level (other than philosophy or theology) – 3
One course from humanities at 300/400 level or natural sciences – 3
One art, music or theatre course –  3
One natural science course –  3-4