BID Degree Requirements

  1. The student must complete at least 124 semester hours of credit in courses numbered 100 and above to include:

    • General Education Requirements of 48 hours

    • Majority of General Education Requirements should be completed prior to beginning the BID program.

    • If you have not completed your General Education Requirements please contact the BID Advisor for information and guidance.

  2. Minimum of 36 hours in the Interdisciplinary Studies program, including ID 302 and ID 490
  3. Minimum GPA of 2.5 in classes used to complete the BID; all courses for the major must be completed with a grade of C or better
  4. Satisfactorily complete ID 302, Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies and ID 490, BID Capstone course
  5. A maximum of 25% of the total university hour requirement of 124 hours may be taken in courses offered by the School of Business (no more than 30 hours)

Meet all ESU graduation requirements, including:

  1. Minimum of 45 hours in Junior/Senior level courses (300 level and above) 
  2. Minimum of 60 hours must be completed at a four-year college or university
  3. Meet ESU residency requirements by completing one of the following:
    • A total of 75 hours earned from ESU or
    • A total of 30 of the final 45 hours earned at ESU
  4. ESU and cumulative GPA of 2.0