The external degree program allows students to complete the entire degree via correspondence or web-based education. The degrees that are available are Bachelors of Science in Sociology, Bachelors of Science in Criminology, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Business Management major), and Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies. There are several minors or certificates that can be completed through this program. A student must be fully admitted into the university as a degree seeking student to receive a degree, minor or certificate. The courses for the external degree are offered through the Independent Study Program.