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Option I: Arts & Sciences Major (BA or BS)

    • Option I Arts & Sciences majors will find major requirements in the UNM catalog under your selected major department listing. Each major department will have different course and "in major" elective requirements.
    • Since you, as the student, must assume FULL RESPONSIBILITY for meeting all graduation requirements, we recommend that you keep your advisement documents in a safe place. You may need to refer back to these documents when meeting with various advisors on campus.

Option I Features

    • Strong interest to study one subject area
    • Opportunity to earn a:
      • Bachelor of Art (BA) or
      • Bachelor of Science (BS)
        • Dependent on major
        • Not all majors can be completed in four years.  Must work with advisor early to build major four year plan

Option I Academic Plan Templates

See a sample 4-year academic plan

A&S Major Choices

African American StudiesGerman
American StudiesHistory
AnthropologyInternational Studies
ArtJournalism and Mass Communication
Asian StudiesLanguages
AstrophysicsLatin American Studies
Chicana and Chicano StudiesPhysics
Classical StudiesPhysics & Astrophysics
CommunicationPolitical Science
Comparative Literature & Cultural StudiesPortuguese
Earth & Planetary SciencesReligious Studies
Economics-PhilosophyRussian Studies
EnglishSigned Language Interpretation
Environmental ScienceSpanish
European StudiesSpeech and Hearing Sciences
GeographyWomen Studies