The student who completes the program would be able to:
- Demonstrate the integration and application of knowledge in two or more liberal arts and science disciplines.
- Evaluate written or spoken hypotheses utilizing data and drawing on prior knowledge.
- Create connections between issues and their historical and/or social context.
- Demonstrate an understanding of cultural differences and knowledge of contributions from various cultures.
- Demonstrate critical and analytical thought in the examination of a range of issues by designing and implementing a substantive research investigation.
Three tiers totaling 33 credits.
- Tier I- 12 credits of interdisciplinary course work to include MLS*500 Graduate Research and Writing.
- Tier II - 12 credits of focused study in two or more disciplines to support thesis topic.
- Tier III - 9 credits total to include MLS*697 Methodology* (3 credits) and MLS*900 Master's Thesis (6 credits, traditional, or creative).
This program accepts up to 15 of your previous earned graduate level credits. Certain conditions apply. Please consult the graduate admissions office for further details. See the credit requirements in chart form.
*requirement can also be completed by MLS*703 Graduate Historiography or MLS*703 Literary Theory