BIS in Individualized Study

All students have opportunities to

  • conduct independent research
  • engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
  • participate in many forms of public service
  • prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities
Michael Carr

Michael Carr, 2021

Michael Carr is currently working to complete his BIS degree in Environmental Sustainability and Conservation in the Spring of 2021.

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Sven Jansen

Sven Jansen, 2022

Sven Jansen grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and experienced the end of Apartheid while in his youth. His family believed in activism and placed a high priority on education.

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Heather Moss

Heather Moss, 2023

Heather considers her educational life a long and winding road, but she wouldn’t change it now because it brought her to the BIS program.

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