1 bachelor of integrative studies : Plan of study The bachelor of integrative studies (BIS) Program allows students to create an interdisciplinary Plan of study , which must include all remaining requirements to complete the degree. It is important to work closely with a BIS advisor to review your application requirements, along with the remaining degree requirements. Minimum graduation requirements include: Completion of UNM Core Curriculum 15 hours of LAIS core coursework Minimum of 128 credit hours 51 hours of upper level coursework cumulative GPA Completion of a Capstone project (LAIS 499). 36 hours of BIS residency Exit Essay Student Name:_____ Banner ID (10 XXXXXXX): _____. UNM Email Address: Phone Number: _____. Application Date: _____ Desired Semester of Admittance: _____. Please check if you are any of the following: Student Athlete: ____ Veteran: ____ Graduation Project: ____ Second bachelor 's Degree: ____ Dual Degree: ___.
2 Core Curriculum Requirements: Please run your LoboTrax Degree Audit and find the University Requirement - UNM Core Curriculum. Please list your completed Core requirements and identify the courses you plan to take to fulfill your remaining requirements. Area 1: Writing and Speaking (9 hrs). English 101: ____ English 102: ____ Additional Writing/ Speaking: _____. Area 2: Mathematics (3 hrs) **ISM 100 and Math 101, 102, & 103 are pre-requisites for core math and do not count for the Core Curriculum: ISM 100: __ Math 101: __ Math 102: __ Math 103: __ Core Level Math: _____. Area 3: Physical and Natural Sciences (7 hrs): Lecture 1: _____ Lecture 2: _____ Corresponding Lab: _____. Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 hrs): Course : _____Course : _____. Area 5: Humanities (6 hrs): Course : _____Course : _____. Area 6: Foreign Language (3 hrs): Area 7: Fine Arts (3 hrs): Course : _____Course : _____.
3 For BUS Advisor Only: _____Plan of study _____ Research Proposal _____ Faculty Mentor Advisor Notes: Advisor Signature: _____ Date Received: _____. Areas of Focus As an interdisciplinary degree program, the bachelor of integrative studies requires two or more different areas of focus consisting of at least 21 hours total. These areas can be grouped based on department, such as Psychology and Anthropology, or by concept such as Education and Cultural studies . This is your opportunity to get creative and design your degree in a way that is meaningful to you and your career goals. Each area of focus must have a minimum of nine credit hours and should outline the remaining classes (exclude core) that you will take to fulfill your graduation requirements. Often times upper level coursework will require lower level pre- requisites. If the upper division courses you have selected have any pre-requisite classes, include them in your list.
4 Name of Theme: _____. Area of Focus 1: Area of Focus 2: Example: Psy 332 Abnormal Behavior Example: Anth 362 Great Apes: Mind and Behavior Required LAIS Core Coursework: Module 1: ____ LAIS 150: Foundations of integrative Thought (3). ____ LAIS 399 Interdisciplinary Synthesis (1). Module 2: ____ LAIS 310 Investigations in Research: Methodologies and Techniques (3). ____ LAIS 399 Interdisciplinary Synthesis (1). Module 3: ____ LAIS 311 Experiential Research (3). ____ LAIS 399 Interdisciplinary Synthesis (1). Module 4: ____ LAIS 499 Senior Seminar (3).