Finish at StarkIntegrative Studies at Kent State Stark

The Bachelor of Integrative Studies Degree (BIS) is a College of Arts & Sciences non-major degree that provides maximum freedom for the student who wishes to take a multidisciplinary, individualized approach to the design of an educational program while maintaining a focus on career and professional goals. The BIS can be completed at Kent State Stark.

The BIS is an individualized program in which the student is personally responsible for the research and design of his or her own degree.

A student must have a minimum of 60 earned hours to consider the BIS degree.


Two Concentrations

Integrative Studies-General

  • Students choose a minimum of three academic departments, one of which must be in the College of Arts & Sciences.
  • Students select courses that combine to be supportive of their career goals.

Integrative Studies-Three Minors

  • Students complete the requirements for three minors, one of which must be in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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For admission requirements, application deadlines, program rules and restrictions, requirements and BIS evaluations, visit:


Stark Campus Contacts:

Heather Guarnieri
Assistant Director for Academic Advising
132 Main Hall
330-244-3287
hguarnie@kent.edu

Tim Gray
Academic Advisor
132 Main Hall
330-244-3288
tagray@kent.edu