The Interdisciplinary Studies Department extends New Mexico State University’s reach beyond traditional academic programs, providing educational opportunities for students to meet their academic, professional, and personal learning goals. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department offers flexible degree programs in the Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) and the Bachelor of Individualized Studies (BIS), giving students opportunities to develop their own degree programs appropriate to their unique education and career goals.

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department also offers a Bachelor of Arts in Gender & Sexuality Studies, an Undergraduate Minor in Gender & Sexuality Studies, and a Graduate Minor in Gender & Sexuality Studies. The Gender & Sexuality Studies Program at NMSU is an interdisciplinary program focusing on the study of women, gender, and sexuality in a global context. Classes in Gender & Sexuality Studies focus on women, gender and other categorical differences, multicultural learning, critical thinking, and the integration of theory and practice. Visit the Gender & Sexuality Studies Program home page to learn more about the many opportunities available.

The Interdisciplinary Studies Department is home to New Mexico State University’s College Assistance Migrant Program (NMSU CAMP). CAMP is a federally funded program assisting migrant or seasonal farm work students to attend college. Its mission is to ensure each CAMP student succeeds during his or her first year at NMSU, and continuing a strong level of support with the goal of each CAMP student graduating from NMSU with a Bachelor Degree. Visit the CAMP home page to meet the Staff and learn more about this successful program.