Master of Liberal Arts
Students pursuing an MLA complete core courses, including Liberal Arts Perspectives, Thematic Studies: Interpreting the World, Thematic Studies: Community and Identity, and Thematic Studies: Spirituality of the Self.
Students have the option to earn an MLA concentration in Humanities, Social Sciences or Global Issues or pursue a different course of study.
Students select elective courses across multiple liberal arts disciplines.
A Special Project that reflects graduate-level insight on a theme, issue or concept significant to an area of study. Past Special Projects have included theses; documentaries depicting cultural, social justice and global issues; novels and articles for publications; musical compositions and performances; and community service research projects. All projects include a written component.
View the Degree Plan (PDF) for sample course information for the Master of Liberal Arts .