Winthrop University: Graduate School - Master of Liberal Arts Program Requirements
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Master of Liberal Arts Program Requirements 

Program Requirements

The Master of Liberal Arts degree requires completion of 33 semester hours of approved graduate level courses as indicated below, at least half of which must be 600-level courses. Twelve hours are in four courses designed for the program. Three of these courses are interdisciplinary colloquia developed on the "Search for Order" theme. The fourth required course, to be taken at the end of the program, is an individual project on a topic of interest to the student. The remaining seven courses (21 hours) are elective graduate courses in liberal arts and science disciplines selected by the student upon consultation with the director. Elective courses must be selected from at least three different course designators.

Program Requirements (Semester Hours)

LART 601 The Search for Order: The Empirical Eye (3)
LART 602 The Search for Order: The Rational Eye (3)
LART 603 The Search for Order: The Intuitive Eye (3)
LART 604 Capstone Colloquium (3)
500-600 level electives (21)

Total Semester Hours:   33

Note: Registration for GSTC 600, Continuing Graduate Studies, may be required. Check with advisor. 

Either within the concentration, or within electives, at least two courses must be above 599.


Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions.

Last Updated: 1/18/23