Master of Liberal Arts

Master of Liberal Arts

Curriculum Details for Master of Liberal Arts

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.

Please scroll down to see the full list of MLA courses. Click on the course titles to view course descriptions, syllabi, and instructor bios. 

Course Requirements

  • 1 humanities course
  • 1 social science course
  • 1 biological science course
  • 1 physical science course
  • 4 elective courses, including 1 with a non-Western focus
  • 1 thesis/special project course

Program Structure

Click on the course titles to view course descriptions, syllabi, and instructor bios.

autumn 2018

winter 2019

spring 2019