M.S. Liberal Studies
The Graduate Studies Program, in conjunction with the College of Arts & Sciences, advises students seeking a Master of Science in Liberal Studies (MSLS). The MSLS is an interdisciplinary degree created for those who are seeking generalized graduate-level education with one or two concentration areas, and is designed for a wide spectrum of individuals.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|LIBS 5310||Interdisciplinary Methods||3|
|LIBS 5398||Interdisciplinary Capstone||3|
|LIBS 5090||Comprehensive Examination||0|
|Graduate hours in the selected field of emphasis||15|
|Graduate hours outside the emphasis area||12|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||36|
Course Information and Schedule
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Program-Level Student Learning Outcomes
Locate scholarly arguments within the disciplinary concerns that define them.
Examine one's own scholarly interests within some established or still developing set of methodologies and scholarship.
Combine and, when appropriate, integrate the theories and methodologies from multiple disciplines into one project.
Evaluate intellectual questions against a set of contexts including, but not limited to, political, historical, material, cultural, racial, ethical, national, and geographic contexts.
Author original research that exhibits the advanced critical-thinking and communication skills necessary for effective professional and other social or cultural contexts.
Develop habits of critical inquiry that include self-direction and self-reflection.