Individualized Study
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS)

You may be closer than you think to earning your undergraduate degree.

Mason's Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) program is a degree completion program for adult learners. BIS offers students generous transfer credit options and a distinctive educational opportunity to integrate other college-level learning, such as professional or military experience, into university coursework. Students create interdisciplinary concentrations to meet their own educational needs including to advance professionally, to prepare for graduate or professional programs, or to plan a path toward a career change.

Our advisors and faculty are committed to helping adults create and complete a meaningful academic plan aimed at professional and personal goals. BIS is designed to meet the needs of adults. Flexibility of program, pace of coursework, and timeframe to finish are built-in and are not an after-thought requiring "special handling". 

The BIS offices have moved!

Our new offices are in Enterprise Hall room 300.

BIS Information Session Summer/Fall 2018 Schedule

In Brief