The University of North Texas is offering a multidisciplinary Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science Degrees with a major in Integrative Studies with a thematic concentration in Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies (LMAS). This theme will start in Spring 2014. The degree program will include a minimum of 12 LMAS-oriented classes (36 hours) in fields of 4 classes (12 hour) concentrations that range from History, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish and English. Three different general academic plans are available:
These degrees aim to provide all students with:
- a cutting-edge interdisciplinary knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the history, literature, anthropology, politics and creative accomplishments of the Latina/o and Mexican-American culture in the U.S. and beyond,
- a workable knowledge and understanding of the Spanish language,
- pathways to achieve minors/certificates that will enhance job opportunities in legal, business, and community engagement environments,
- a foundation for future graduate work in Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies.