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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Graduation Requirements

Thirty-two (32) credits are required for graduation from the M.L.S. program.

Core Areas (15 credits)
  • LIST 501 Introduction to Liberal Studies
  • LIST 502 Intellectual History
  • LIST 503 Ideas and Issues in the Humanities
  • LIST 504 Ideas and Issues in the Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • LIST 505 Ideas and Issues in the Social Sciences
Thematic Area (one three-credit course in four of the five thematic areas) (12 credits)
  • LIST 540 American Perspectives
  • LIST 545 Classical Perspectives
  • LIST 550 Diverse Perspectives
  • LIST 555 Ethics and Liberal Studies
  • LIST 560 International Perspectives

Additional Requirements

  • LIST 589 Special Topics one-credit elective course (1 credit)
  • LIST 588 Capstone (2 credits)
  • LIST 596 Masters Thesis Project I (1 credit)
  • LIST 597 Masters Thesis Project II (1 credit)
  • Maintenance of a minimum grade point average of 3.0.