After successfully passing the introductory pro seminar and the core seminar requirements for the program, students may select from one of two capstone options to complete their MLS degree.
Each of the core courses is a graduate seminar combining detailed study of particular topics with broad interdisciplinary perspectives.
These courses give students the opportunity to explore the connections that exist among the diverse discipline and perspectives that define contemporary knowledge.
Students take 12 hours of elective credit. In addition to the courses listed above, students may also repeat core seminars (each may be taken up to two more times under a different topic), and/or take graduate courses from other IU South Bend departments, divisions, and schools.
To complete the Master of Liberal Studies degree, students must choose one of the following capstone options: