BAIS - About the Program
Students completing the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies degree will be required to demonstrate proficiency in a number of subject areas and related skills. They include the following:
- The use of basic intellectual tools, specifically to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to use mathematical reasoning; and to comprehend the nature, techniques and limits of the humanities, natural or physical sciences and the social and behavioral sciences.
- The ability to learn and apply learning to the graduate's career and life experience, requiring the capability to define problems; to use information resources such as libraries and computers; and to analyze, synthesize and integrate knowledge, perspectives and techniques.
- An understanding of the historic and global context of events and achievements over time as treated in subjects such as history, the arts and the humanities.
- Mastery of a considerable body of knowledge in one subject area or a group of related subjects.