Some Interdisciplinary Studies degrees require students to take INDS Restricted Electives. We recommend taking Interdisciplinary Studies-themed courses when possible.

Note that some degrees require a certain number of degree-specific themed courses. Those courses can be taken to fulfill the INDS Restricted Electives requirement as well. Below is the list of options.

Mexican American Studies

ENGL 2351 Mexican American Literature
GOVT 2311 Mexican American Government
HUMA 1305 Introduction to Mexican American Studies
HUMA 1311 Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation

American History

HIST 2301 History of Texas

Creative Arts

ARCH 1301 Architectural History I
ARCH 1302 Architectural History II
ARTS 1301 Introduction to The Visual Arts
ARTS 1303 Art History I
ARTS 1304 Art History II
COMM 2366 Introduction to Cinema
DANC 2303 History and Appreciation of Dance
DRAM 1310 Theatre Appreciation
ENGL 2307 Nonfiction-Digital Storytelling: Peace & Conflict Studies
ENGL 2307 Memoir: Peace & Conflict Studies
HUMA 1311 Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation
MUSI 1307 Music Literature
MUSI 1310 American Music


ENGL 1301 Comp I Liberal Arts Gateway
ENGL 1302 Comp II Liberal Arts Gateway
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication


GOVT 2304 Introduction to Political Science
GOVT 2311 Mexican American Government

Language, Philosophy, and Culture

ARAB 1411 Arabic I
ARAB 1412 Arabic II
ARAB 2311 Arabic III
ARAB 2312 Arabic IV
CHIN 1411 Chinese I
CHIN 1412 Chinese II
CHIN 2311 Chinese III
CHIN 2312 Chinese IV
DANC 1305 World Dance
ENGL 2332 World Literature I
ENGL 2333 World Literature II
ENGL 2351 Mexican American Literature
FREN 1411 French I
FREN 1412 French II
FREN 2311 French III
FREN 2312 French IV
GERM 1411 German I
GERM 1412 German III
GERM 2311 German III
GERM 2312 German IV
HUMA 1301 Humanities: Prehistory to Renaissance
HUMA 1302 Humanities: Renaissance to Present
HUMA 1305 Introduction to Mexican American Studies
HUMA 1311 Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation
HUMA 1315 Arts in Contemporary Society
ITAL 1411 Italian I
ITAL 1412 Italian II
ITAL 2311 Italian III
ITAL 2312 Italian IV
JAPN 1411 Japanese I
JAPN 1412 Japanese III
JAPN 2311 Japanese III
JAPN 2312 Japanese IV
KORE 1411 Korean I
KORE 1412 Korean II
KORE 2311 Korean III
KORE 2312 Korean IV
LATI 1411 Latin I
LATI 1412 Latin III
LATI 2311 Latin III
LATI 2312 Latin IV
PHIL 1304 Introduction to Comparative Religion
PHIL 2306 Ethics
RUSS 1411 Russian I
RUSS 1412 Russian II
RUSS 2311 Russian III
RUSS 2312 Russian IV
SGNL 2301 American Sign Language (ASL) III
SGNL 2302 American Sign Language (ASL) IV
SPAN 1411 Spanish I
SPAB 1412 Spanish II
SPAN 2311 Spanish III
SPAN 2312 Spanish IV
SPAN 2313 Spanish III for Spanish Speakers
SPAN 2315 Spanish IV for Spanish Speakers

Public & Social Services

BUSI 1301 Business Principles PACS Advisory Recommendations
BUSI 2301 Business Law PACS Advisory Recommendations
CRIJ 1306 Introduction to Criminal Justice PACS Advisory Recommendations
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law PACS Advisory Recommendations
SOCW 2361 Introduction to Social Work

Social & Behavioral Sciences

ANTH 2351 Cultural Anthropology
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics
ENGL 2307 Beginning Creative Writing
GEOG 1302 Human Geography
PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development
PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development
PSYC 2389 Academic Cooperative
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 1306 Contemporary Social Problems

Student Development

EDUC 1300 Effective Learning: Peace & Conflict Studies