M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies
The MAIS program is designed for individuals who, having completed a baccalaureate program or professional degree program at an accredited college or university, wish to expand their knowledge in areas outside of their previous training or present profession. To this end, each student will participate in the design of a plan of study consisting of courses offered by a variety of departments.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States (or proof of equivalent training in a foreign institution).
- A satisfactory grade point average (GPA) in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) work and in any graduate work already completed.
- Submission of official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.
- Submission to the MAIS Advisory Committee of an acceptable Admission Essay and plan of Study.
- Acceptance by the MAIS Advisory Committee and by the Graduate School.
The MAIS requirements for admission shall be evaluated as a composite. Applicants should present a background of GPA and courses completed that demonstrate the ability to sustain graduate level work with competitive verbal and reasoning scores on the GRE, and a plan of study containing a broad set of objectives that will expand their knowledge beyond their previous training or present profession.
Individuals interested in joining the MAIS program should consult with Program Director before applying.
Required Credits: 36
|MA in Interdisciplinary Study (All courses require a grade of C or better)|
|MAIS 5350||The History of An Idea||3|
|MAIS 5360||Contemporary Issues||3|
|Graduate Course Work:|
|Select twenty-seven additional hours of graduate course work 1||27|
|Final Oral Examination:|
|Complete final oral examination|
|MAIS 5393||Final Project||3|
No more than nine hours may be in any one subject; no more than nine hours may be outside the College of Liberal Arts.