General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30
|MLA 5011||Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies||3|
|Three MLA "Topics" courses||9|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
All candidates for the M.L.A. degree are required to write a Qualifying Paper, which is typically 40 to 50 pages in length. It should demonstrate the student's ability to:
- write analytically on a topic of her/his choice;
- read, absorb, and evaluate scholarly thought and research; and
- develop and establish her/his own perspective on the problem being examined.
The Qualifying Paper is submitted for approval to the M.L.A. Advisory Committee or other graduate faculty chosen by the M.L.A. program. Revisions may be requested.