Dec 01, 2023  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2020-2021 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Education Studies, Learning and Development, B.I.S.

The Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Applied Education Studies is intended for those interested in obtaining a relevant and practical degree that provides practical experiences in educational and non-profit settings through field experience and internship opportunities and preparation for those interested in the field of education. This flexible degree serves students with broad vision, who are interested in child and adolescent development, and who recognize the complexity of social problems. Grounded in the liberal arts, the programs’ major requirements include options for completion designed to enhance students’ interests and professional goals. The program of study for the BIS in Applied Education Studies consists of three components: General Education Requirements (44 hrs.); Major Requirements (42 hrs.) including an interdisciplinary core of 24 hours and a learning and development track of 18 hours; and Electives (34 hrs.). 

General Education: 44 Sem. Hrs.

See General Education Program  for available options in each category.

Applied Education Core: 24 Sem. Hrs.

Learning and Development Track: 18 Sem. Hrs.

Students choose 6 courses from the options listed below.

Electives: 34 Sem. Hrs.

*Students entering the BIS Program with an Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Applied Arts degree from a two-year institution recognized by an accepted institutional accreditor may receive up to 30 hours of transfer credit towards Electives upon verification of such degree.  Accepted institutional accreditors include but are not limited to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  Other US Department of Education recognized national accreditors which are not listed above may also be considered acceptable.

Total: 120 Sem. Hrs.