The Interdisciplinary Gender and Ethnic Studies allow students to create degree programs from courses across disciplinary boundaries, including cultural studies, linguistic studies, Asian studies, Latin American studies, multi-disciplinary studies, and social science studies.
The psychology department provides a broad foundation in psychology, with further specialty courses and opportunities for undergraduates to be involved in research and various applied settings. The curriculum meets the needs of students intending to pursue advanced training in psychology, education, medicine, or related fields.
The Social Science Methods Certificate Program provides advanced interdisciplinary methodological training for graduate students in relevant disciplines. The Certificate Program offers a certification for UNLV graduate students who complete 15 credit hours of advanced graduate research methods courses in the social sciences, at least three credits of which are taken outside of their home department.Social Science Methods
The sociology department teaches courses that concern human behavior, social life and social change. Many topics are examined, including marriage and family, religion, crime and delinquency, deviance, work and occupations, leisure and sports, economic inequalities, race and ethnic relations, and gender.
The English Language Center (ELC) provides language instruction for international and domestic students whose first language is not English. The courses serve to improve both spoken and written English so that students may move swiftly into their major courses of study.
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