MLA students choose four liberal arts courses to build an interdisciplinary foundation—one each from the humanities, and social, biological, and physical sciences—plus four electives of particular interest and one thesis/special project course. They complete the program within one year or take up to five years to earn their degree.
Students may also pursue the Master of Liberal Arts with a concentration in Ethics and Leadership.
- Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings for 3 hours
- Students register for 1-3 courses per quarter (autumn, winter, spring, summer)
- 9 courses, including a final thesis or project, are required to earn the MLA degree
- Students complete the program within 1 year or take up to 5 years
- Read about the MLA concentration in Ethics and Leadership
- MLAP 33001: The Problem of Evil-fulfills an elective requirement and counts toward the Ethics and Leadership concentration and certificate
- MLAP 33501: Ethnographic Traditions-fulfills the Social Science requirement
- MLAP 34704: Understanding World Poetry-fulfills the non-Western requirement
- MLAP 33004: Foundations of Humanistic Inquiry-fulfills the Humanities requirement