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With an ever-changing global marketplace, many employers desire graduates who have well-rounded educational backgrounds and problem-solving skills. A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Integrative Studies from the University of North Texas offers a multidisciplinary approach to 21st century education.

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Why Earn an Integrative Studies Degree?

An Integrative Studies degree provides the flexibility to enroll in classes that align with your individual intellectual interests and enhance your career objectives. It gives you the opportunity to create a custom degree.

The Bachelor of Arts or Science with a major in Integrative Studies is a multi-disciplinary major in which a student can choose three fields of study chosen from across the university with at least one from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. In this major, a student will complete 12 semester hours in each field of study for a total of 36 hours.

You can choose from a wide variety of courses offered by various departments across campus. As a result, you learn new perspectives based on a professor's research and experiences.

Marketable Skills
  • Oral and written communication
  • Problem-solving/adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Career engagement

Integrative Studies Degree Highlights

Many of our undergraduate programs are nationally recognized by various accrediting agencies and organizations, meaning you'll receive a quality education.
Our new focus in Strategic Corporate Communication provides you a structured way to combine Communication Studies, Journalism, Management and Technical Communication to gain a competitive edge in this market.
Friendly professors are ready to help you when needed. Many of them are recognized experts in their fields and have earned numerous teaching and research accolades.
Study abroad opportunities offer unique learning experiences and can be applied toward the degree. The Study Abroad Office oversees hundreds of programs in dozens of countries around the world.
Internships for academic credit also are available. An internship course has been designed specifically for students in this major.
The Integrative Studies major is appealing to transfer students because it utilizes as many of the credits from other institutions as possible.

What Can You Do With an Integrative Studies Degree?

Graduates of the program have entered diverse career fields, such as:

  • Administration
  • Banking
  • Counseling
  • Law
  • Various entrepreneurial endeavors

This major can also prepare you to enter a professional school or a graduate program.

Integrative Studies Degree Courses You Could Take

LGBTQ Studies (3 hrs)
Introduction to LGBTQ Studies, an interdisciplinary field that raises questions about the meanings of sex, gender and sexuality in society.
History of Rock (3 hrs)
Explores key moments in the history of American popular music from 1945 to 2000. Previous experience with musical performance (including the ability to read music) is not required or expected.
Topics in Politics and Pop Culture (3 hrs)
Explores the influence of popular culture on politics as well as the influence of political realities on popular forms of expression and communication. Topics may include science fiction and politics, the politics of rock and roll, politics in popular film, and more.
Capitalism, Nature and Climate Change (3 hrs)
Examines political-economy of human and natural resources and their implications for our environment and global climate change. Focuses on human population and its implications for our environmental, food and energy needs. Examines debates on sustainability across geographical scales. Fosters critical thinking and environmental responsibility.
Introduction to Race and Ethnic Relations (3 hrs)
Introduction to the basic theories within current and historical race and ethnicity relations. Includes examination of evidence of continuing prejudice, institutional discrimination and modern forms of racism. Other topics include assimilation, pluralism, the contact hypothesis, anti-racism, immigration, segregation and racial identity.
Gender and Sexuality in the Horror Film (3 hrs)
Examines the history of the horror film, focusing on issues related to how the genre configures gender and sexuality.

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