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Bachelor of Arts or Science (BA or BS) in
Interdisciplinary Studies (New College LifeTrack)

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Program Overview

New College LifeTrack at The University of Alabama is a liberal arts undergraduate degree program structured to allow you a great deal of flexibility in your curriculum through online classes, multiple academic paths and the opportunity to earn credit for past college-level coursework, training and life experience.

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Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree. Reimagine Your Future.

New College LifeTrack offers you an opportunity to earn your bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Studies. Following a broad curriculum, you can choose to earn either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS) in one of four depth studies (Literature, Art and Society; Science, Technology and Culture; Community Studies; Leadership Studies) or you can design your own!

This innovative degree program for nontraditional students also allows you to earn credit for prior learning and life experience. Online coursework is an option, but travel and weekend in-person seminars are available as well.

  • Application DeadlineApplications accepted year round
  • Fees$15 A&S undergraduate fee (per credit hour)
  • Are test scores required?ACT and SAT scores are not required through the Fall 2024 entry term


LifeTrack offers you a well-rounded interdisciplinary educational opportunity. Rather than choosing a “major,” you choose an area of depth study based on what you want to learn. The areas of depth study are: Literature, Art and Society; Science, Technology and Culture; Community Studies; and Leadership Studies.

More information on these depth studies can be found on the New College LifeTrack website.

Former Alabama and NFL running back Tony Nathan made a promise to the most important people in his life. He promised to finish what he started and graduate with a degree in interdisciplinary studies from The University of Alabama. Watch his story below and be inspired.


You can become part of the LifeTrack story – a story of more than 1,800 people who have earned their college degree through New College LifeTrack and countless more who have made their lives richer through learning. These are people just like you, who have work and family obligations but have never stopped wanting to Learn On. And it all starts with a simple admissions process.

Find more information about admission on the New College LifeTrack website.


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