Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

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  • Dr. Roth-Johnson Wins Award

    Dr. Danielle Roth-Johnson has been awarded the 2015 College of Liberal Arts Faculty-in-Residence and Lecturer Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • Dr. Lynn Comella Receives Award

    Dr. Lynn Comella is the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Nevada Regents’ Rising Researcher Award for early career accomplishments.

  • Multidisciplinary Studies

    The degree program is designed for those who have clear interests and objectives that overlap colleges and/or departments, and whose objectives cannot reasonably be met through existing majors and minors.

  • Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Gender and Sexuality Studies is a relatively new field of study that seeks to correct institutional neglect, denial and devaluation of the study of women and gender in higher education. Our program is designed to focus students on the relationship between feminist theories and women’s activism throughout history.

  • Afro-American Studies

    The program provides you with the critical tools required, and to expose them to the historical knowledge and current research necessary, for an informed understanding of the Afro-American experience today.


The objective of these programs is to enable students to construct individualized and rigorous degrees by taking courses from across the departments and colleges at UNLV. Students combine their coursework in innovative and personalized ways in order to meet their career goals and individual interests.

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