Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Graduate Courses

MALS Courses Offered in the Past Five Years

Art 530 Art and Life in Renaissance Florence
Biology 520 Pacific Northwest Forests
Biology 534 Fitness and Food
Creative Writing 545 Craft Studio: American Culture
Economics 567 Financial Crises, Market Crashes, and Economic Depressions
English 521 The Art of the African American Short Story
English 538 Cinema and the Senses
History 508 The First World War
History 535 American Abolitionism
History 545 The Vietnam War
History 553 The French Revolution, 1770-1800
History 565 Animals: An Intellectual and Cultural History
Liberal Studies 507 Jewish Atlantic World
Liberal Studies 510 The Fifties in the U.S.
Liberal Studies 516 Layered Memories of Japanese Colonialism
Liberal Studies 522 Ancient Epics: the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Iliad, the Odyssey, and
     the Aeneid
Liberal Studies 523 Dante's Divine Comedy
Liberal Studies 527 Sex, Gender and Political Theory
Liberal Studies 548 Sports and Social Life
Liberal Studies 553 Literary and Visual Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Liberal Studies 557 Literature at the Margins of the Roman Empire
Liberal Studies 559 Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology
Liberal Studies 563 The Bloomsbury Group
Liberal Studies 570 The Theory and Practice of Globalization
Liberal Studies 571 The American Civil War in History and Memory
Liberal Studies 582 Truth and Representation in Early Modern Europe
Liberal Studies 587 Plagues and their Meanings: Epidemic Disease in Medieval and
     Renaissance Europe
Liberal Studies 591 Contemporary and Classical Literary Theory
Literature 523 Church and State in Early Modern Spanish Culture
Literature 532 Leo Tolstoy
Literature 533 Constructions of Jewishness in Cinema
Literature 535 The Metropolitan Experience
Literature 541 Two Contemporary Dramatists
Literature 591 Contemporary and Classical Literary Theory
Mathematics 537 The Trials of Galileo
Music 565 Music and Cold War America
Philosophy 548 Existentialism
Philosophy 562 Religion and Modernity
Physics 579 Great Ideas in Twentieth-Century Physics
Psychology 522 Stereotyping and Prejudice
Psychology 531 Affects and Emotions
Psychology 550 Psychological Perspectives on Art
Religion 533 Hidden Divinity: in search of Christian mysticism
Theatre 547 New Directions in Twentieth-Century Theatre