Learning Goals

By the time MALS students received their degrees, they will have improved their ability to:

  • write in a variety of academic genres, including expository essays, critical analysis, research papers
  • analyze and interpret texts in a variety of academic and literary genres
  • think critically about a social and cultural issues using perspectives derived from more than one academic discipline.
  • demonstrate effective written and oral communication
  • be familiar with the central issues and methods of analysis in a variety of disciplines.
  • conceptualize, research, and prepare a substantive capstone project