Are you undecided about whether or not to pursue a four-year college degree? Want to expand your knowledge and skills so you have more job options? PennWest’s Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies might be right for you. With this highly personalized program, you can specialize in a combination of courses and build a degree that’s all your own.
The A.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies emphasizes technology, the sciences, and mathematics so that you develop in-demand knowledge and skills. Students appreciate the flexibility of this program because they can pursue a degree while balancing work and other responsibilities.
You’ll graduate with the skills and confidence you need to advance your career, or to continue your education by enrolling in a bachelor’s program that interests you.
Tailor your degree to your personal and professional interests.
Of surveyed alumni report successful job placement or go on to earn their bachelor’s degree.
A study by the Association of American Colleges and Universities found that “four out of five employers agree that all students should acquire broad knowledge in the liberal arts and sciences.”
What Can I Do with an Associate of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies?
Graduates of our Associate of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies have options. You will have the critical thinking and communications skills you need to succeed in life. Alumni of this program often transfer their credits and move into a four-year program at PennWest or another university. Others advance their careers in fields such as business, communications, government, nonprofit management or social services.
After successfully completing this program, students will be able to:
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.