Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Graduate Courses

MALS Courses Offered in the Past Five Years

  • Ancient Mediterranean Studies 531 Socrates and Plato
  • Anthropology 520 Race, Labor, and the Immigrant Experience
  • Anthropology 541 Global Health: Critical Perspectives
  • Art 508 Renaissance Space
  • Art 530 Art & Life in Renaissance Florence
  • Art 544 Video, Media, Politics (1968-Present)
  • Art 551 Theories of Visuality
  • Biology 505 The Biological Legacy of Lewis and Clark
  • Biology 530 Science and Society: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • Biology 550 Fire Ecology in the Pacific Northwest
  • Dance 560 Gender, Form, and Identity in Contemporary Dance
  • English 530 Race and Region: Representing the American South
  • English 540 August Wilson's Twentieth Century Cycle
  • English 553 British Romanticism and Its Contexts
  • History 510 Family History in the 20th-Century U.S.
  • History 544 The Psychoanalytic Tradition
  • Liberal Studie 538 The Immigrant as Protagonist
  • Liberal Studies 505 Transformation and Identity in Roman Empire
  • Liberal Studies 511 Horror and the Sublime in Russian Culture
  • Liberal Studies 520 Turn-of-the-Century Vienna and Prague
  • Liberal Studies 524 American Dead and Undead
  • Liberal Studies 525 Hindu Religious Traditions
  • Liberal Studies 534 The Politics of Genre
  • Liberal Studies 537 Women in the Ancient World
  • Liberal Studies 542 Revolution and Reform in Chinese Agriculture
  • Liberal Studies 546 Politics & Policy in America: Does the Government We Want Give Us the Policy We Need?
  • Liberal Studies 552 Classical Traditions and Receptions
  • Liberal Studies 554 Media, Persons & Publics in a Globalized World
  • Liberal Studies 556 Race and the Immigrant Experience
  • Liberal Studies 558 Islam in the Modern World
  • Liberal Studies 564 The Modern Middle East: History, Culture, Politics
  • Liberal Studies 572 The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde
  • Liberal Studies 575 The Art of Speech
  • Liberal Studies 578 Politics, Culture, and the Great Depression
  • Liberat Studies 509 Religious Reformations & Social Transformations in Early Modern Europe
  • Literature 500 Introduction to Literary Theory
  • Literature 510 Modern Turkish Literature: East West Trajectories
  • Literature 524 Red Sci-Fi: Science Fiction in Soviet Literature and Film
  • Literature 528 Late Tolstoy: From Anna Karenina to a Religious Teaching
  • Literature 537 James Joyce
  • Literature 547 The Literature of Love
  • Literature 550 The Unknown Holocaust Cinema
  • Literature 554 The Novels of Vladimir Nabokov: a Study
  • Literature 571 Critical Race Theory
  • Mathematicx 547 The Geometry of Light
  • Music 560 Music and the Black Freedom Struggle
  • Political Science 553 American Climate Change Politics
  • Spanish 583 From Los olvidados to Roma: Contemporary Mexican Cinema
  • Theatre 521 "The Mirror Up to Nature": Reading Theatre History
  • Theatre 536 20th Century Avant-Garde Theatre Histories
  • Theatre 540 Race in American Theatre