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What will I learn?

Your Future In Integrative Studies

With an ever-changing global marketplace, many employers desire graduates who have well-rounded educational backgrounds and problem-solving skills.

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. The Integrative Studies major is appealing to transfer students because it utilizes as many of the credits from other institutions as possible.

What we offer

The Integrative Studies major empowers you to create a major that best suits your interests and enhances your career objectives. For example, you may prepare for a career in international business by taking foreign language, anthropology and business courses.

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.

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. Offered through the University of North Texas New College at Frisco, UNT's new off-site instructional facility, the Strategic Corporate Communication program will help you master communication strategy for all platforms. The program has courses that range from business communication to public relations to social media. You'll have the opportunity to do an internship in the industry, and you'll be able to earn an academic certificate in Technical Writing and/or Digital Media along with your degree.

Many of our undergraduate programs are nationally recognized by various accrediting agencies and organizations, meaning you'll receive a quality education.

Our curriculum strengthens your skills in communication, critical thinking and analysis, investigating and problem solving, managing tasks and relating to others. These skills are key when starting a career.

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.

Internships for academic credit also are available. An internship course has been designed specifically for students in this major. If you're taking political science courses, for example, you may work for a government agency in Washington, D.C. You may write for our student newspaper or a community newspaper in the Dallas-Fort Worth area if you're studying journalism. If you're enrolled in science courses, you may work on a professor's research project or your own research project in one of the university's research centers and institutes.

What to expect

For the Integrative Studies major, you'll take 36 credit hours of courses selected from three academic areas. At least one area must be in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the other two areas can be from the other colleges and schools across campus. You're allowed no more than one field in a college or school other than the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a wide range of subject areas. You can choose from humanities courses in English and philosophy and social science courses in economics and psychology. Other UNT colleges and schools provide business, music, journalism, science and art courses among others.

Our Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic counselors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,074.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

General Academic Building 210,

DENTON,

Texas,

76203, United States

Online/Distance (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$21,074.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a high school graduation or equivalent qualification.

For international students

Applicants must have Graduation from a high school recognized by the home country ministry of education. English Language Proficiency: IELTS - Overall band 6.0 or higher; TOEFL - Internet-Based (IBT): 79; Paper-Based: 550; PTE - Score of 53 or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of North Texas

One of the largest public Tier 1 (top 3%) U.S. research universities, the University of North Texas is the choice of over 3000 international students.

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