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Interdisciplinary Studies, BTech

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The Bachelor of Technology in Interdisciplinary Studies program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology is designed to provide a four-year curriculum in which students are empowered to personalize, within specified core and concentration areas, their technology-based program of study. 
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Overview

The Interdisciplinary Studies program at Alfred State College SUNY College of Technology is founded in academic flexibility by providing two sets of broad-based academic options. Students start with a core set of courses selected for years one and two of the program and two concentration areas for years three and four.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the value of the lower-level courses and analyze the relationship of those in the context of the interdisciplinary nature of the degree.
  • Synthesize two or more upper-level concentration areas within an approved interdisciplinary course of study.
  • Employ written communication skills (including the appropriate use of technology) appropriate for the degree type and level that meets standards of style, clarity, and grammatical correctness.
  • Employ verbal communication skills (including the appropriate use of technology) appropriate for the degree type and level that meets standards of style, clarity, and grammatical correctness.

Career

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    • Sales engineer
    • Logistician
    • Purchasing manager (i.e., for a hospital)
    • Health and safety engineer
    • Cost estimator
    • Training and development specialist
    • Computer systems analyst
    • Occupational health and safety specialist
    • Graphic designer
    • Self-employed

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Course include:

    • Freshman Composition
    • Effective Speaking
    • Computer Elective
    • Lower Level Core

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      61

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

    • Minimum required score:

      5

      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    • Minimum required score:

      500

      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 2

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

    Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

    General Requirements

    Required: Algebra, Second Year of Advanced Math, Two Units of Science, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined reading/writing and math SAT score of 980 or a composite ACT score of 19.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      16650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      16650 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • In-State

      6870 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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    Living costs for New York City

    • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

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