Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies

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.


[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with Life & Physical Science course1
Major *
UNIV 3320Community Engmt&Agents of Chng3
UNIV 4390Capstone Experience-WIN3
Select any 3 SCH Advanced COMM course3
International Studies Course *3
Select 45 SCH, with 15 SCH on each of the three concentrations with at least 12 SCH at the 3000-4000 level in each of the three concentrations. The concentration areas must be chosen with Advisor’s consent (not to include more than one business or education discipline concentration) and department approved courses.45
General Electives
Select 20 SCH from any discipline20
Total Semester Credit Hours120

List of approved Concentrations

Business Administration
Communication Disorders**
Criminal Justice
Liberal Arts
Military Science
Political Science
Public Health**
​Theater Arts

List of approved Online Concentration

Business Administration
Criminal Justice
Liberal Arts
Public Health**


International Studies Course Electives

College of Arts and Sciences

ANTH 4302 Myth, Magic and Religion

ANTH 4351 Cultural Anthropology

ARTS 3310 Studies Art Hist & Criticism

COMM 4320 Trends in International Comm 

COMM 4324 Comparative Journalism

ENGL 3326 British Lit from 1900 to WWII

ENGL 3352 World Folklore

ENGL 3380 History of Literary Thought         

ENGL 4334 American Literary Renaissance

GEOG 3351 World History&Geography

GEOG 3352 Latin American Historical Geog

GEOG 3353 Political Geography

GEOG 4395 Urban Historical Geography       

HIST 3330 Colonial Latin America

HIST 3380 Intellectual History of the US       

HIST 3392 Contemporary Islamic World       

HIST 3394 History of Africa Since 1880

HIST 4342 Modern Europe: 1914-1990

HIST 4391 Seminar in World History

MATH 4385 History of Mathematics

PORT 3324 Luso-Brazilian Lit&Culture 

PSCI 3305 Govt & Politics of Europe

PSCI 3308 Latin American Pol Systems

PSCI 3310 Studies in Comp Politics

PSCI 3340 International Law & Org

PSCI 3353 Political Geography           

PSCI 4307 The Interamerican System

PSCI 4309 Mexican Politics & Government

PSCI 4335 International Politics         

PSCI 4340 American Foreign Policy

SOCI 3308 Latin American Cultures

SOCI 4318 Globalization

SPAN 4317 Hispanic Folklore

SPAN 4371 Hispanic Culture   

SPAN 4397 International Service Learning

A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business

BA 3320 International Business

BA 4390 Business Strategy

ECO 3325 Latin American Economics Iss

ECO 4340 International Economics

FIN 4380 International Finance

MKT 4310 International Marketing

TIL 3311 Export/Import Operations&Pra Study Abroad 

College of Education

EDBE 3310 Foundations of Bilingual Edu

EDBE 3322 Dual Lang Assessment&Dev

EDBE 3325 Theories of 2nd Lang Learning

EDBE 4334 Teach Cont Areas Dual Lang Env

EDBE 4336 Language Arts in Spanish

EDDP 4324 Teaching Diverse Student Pops

EDRD 4317 Tch Engl Lit Span Lit Base Study Abroad 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

NURS 3311 Cult Determ of Hlth Behave-WIN 

*Other courses may be substituted with department approval.

**Student must be accepted into the program in order to select it as a concentration.

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, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
Mathematics Core Course 3
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
General Elective 2
 Semester Credit Hours14
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Creative Arts 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Concentration I 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours19
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Social/Behavioral Science 3
Concentration II 3
Concentration III 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Advance Concentration I 3
Advance Concentration II 3
Advance Concentration III 3
Advance COMM course 3
General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Advance Concentration I 3
Advance Concentration II 3
Advance Concentration III 3
General Elective 3
UNIV 3320 Community Engmt&Agents of Chng 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Advance Concentration I 3
Advance Concentration II 3
Advance Concentration III 3
General Elective 3
International Studies Elective * 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
UNIV 4390 Capstone Experience-WIN 3
Advance Concentration I 3
Advance Concentration II 3
Advance Concentration III 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
 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.