Liberal Studies Program

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program is designed for people who wish to pursue a particular topical or interdisciplinary interest at the graduate level, which may include graduate work in French, German, Greek, Latin, Russian, or Spanish. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and a grade point average of 3.000 or better for the last 60 hours of coursework. The structural framework for the degree is a plan of study, developed by the student in consultation with faculty in the program. It must include:

  1. A minimum of 36 semester hours of credit;
  2. No more than 12 semester hours from any one department;
  3. A maximum of 12 hours in a college other than liberal arts and sciences;
  4. At least 22 of the 36 total hours in courses numbered 700 or above;
  5. Three of the 36 hours in LASI 800, Research Goals and Strategies;
  6. A master's thesis for 6 hours or a terminal project for 6 hours.

Contact advisory committee member Wilson Baldridge at (316) 978-6645 or at wilson.baldridge@wichita.edu.