Bachelor's Degree


Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrative Studies (BAIS) must complete all NKU graduation requirements including:

  • General education requirements should be completed in the first 60 hours of college-level work
  • 45 hours of upper-division coursework
  • A minimum of 120 credit hours
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA and a "C" or better (does not include "C-") in each course for major


Jennifer Webster

Interim Director of Integrative Studies

(859) 572-1450

bais degree

In addition, the BAIS major requires coursework drawn from four different disciplines or programs.

  • Two minors or areas of concentration from the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Two additional minors or areas of concentration taken from within the College of Arts and Sciences or in related programs housed outside the college
  • The IST 494 capstone seminar or an approved independent study
  • Portfolio submission (Complete details for Portfolio requirements)

To see a list of subjects offered by college, please refer to the online catalog.

No coure can be counted in more than one area of concentration.  Also, no grade of "C-" will be accepted in any minor or area of concentration.  With approval of the program director, unique areas of concentration or minors may be substituted.