Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies in Ethical Leadership in Politics and Law

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog. This program requires three concentrations in lieu of a major and a minor.  The three concentrations required for this degree are Management, Communication, and Leadership/Philosophy.


[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad
Select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country.6
MGT 3310Principles of Management3
MGT 3320Organizational Behavior3
MGT 3340Business Ethics3
MGT 4360Entrepreneurship&Mgt of Innov3
MGT 4380Organizational Theory3
COMM 1311Fundamentals of Comm3
COMM 3320Teamwork and Communication3
COMM 3322Public Relations3
COMM 3329Fundamentals of Advertising3
COMM 4325Organizational Communication3
LEDR 2301Foundations of Leadership3
PHIL 2306Introduction to Ethics3
PSCI 3340International Law & Org3
PSCI 4311The Constitution and Civil Lib3
LEDR 4302Theories of Leadership & Prac3
UNIV 4390Capstone Experience3
General Electives
Select 20 SCH, at least fifteen of which must be at the 3000-4000 level 20
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
MGT 3310 Principles of Management 3
COMM 1311 Fundamentals of Comm 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
LEDR 2301 Foundations of Leadership 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
MGT 3320 Organizational Behavior 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Creative Arts 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
COMM 3329 Fundamentals of Advertising 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Soc/Behavioral Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics 3
MGT 3340 Business Ethics 3
COMM 3322 Public Relations 3
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
MGT 4360 Entrepreneurship&Mgt of Innov 3
COMM 3329 Fundamentals of Advertising 3
LEDR 4302 Theories of Leadership & Prac 3
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
General Elective 2
 Semester Credit Hours14
MGT 4380 Organizational Theory 3
COMM 4325 Organizational Communication 3
PSCI 3340 International Law & Org 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
UNIV 4390 Capstone Experience 3
PSCI 4311 The Constitution and Civil Lib 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.