Multidisciplinary Studies Focus Areas
Below is a list of all the possible areas of interest that students can pursue as they consider a degree in Multidisciplinary Studies. All candidates for this degree must complete three areas of focus, at least one of which must be an area based in either the College of Liberal and Fine Arts or the College of Sciences, no more than one of which may be from the College of Business. The courses used to satisfy each focus area must be completed with at least a 2.00 grade point average.
- Focus Area One: 18 semester credit hours (at least 12 hours at the upper-division level)
- Focus Area Two: 15 semester credit hours (at least 9 hours at the upper-division level)
- Focus Area Three: 15 semester credit hours (at least 9 hours at the upper-division level)
**Certain focus areas require MDST students to choose their classes from a list of preapproved courses, while others have no restrictions. Focus areas that have restrictions include: Art History and Criticism, Business, Communication, and Music.
List of Possible Focus Areas
|AAS||African American Studies|
|AHC||Art History and Criticism|
|BBL/MAS||Bicultural Studies/Mexican American Studies|
|CLA/HUM/CSH||Classics/Humanities/Comparative Studies in the Humanities|