Overview

  • Fully online, asynchronous format
  • 7-week sessions in spring and fall
  • Optional 5-week winter and summer sessions available
  • 11 total courses (33 credit hours)
    • 6 MAAS courses required — 2 in Applied Studio Skills, 3 in Liberal Arts and Sciences, and culminating Applied Capstone course
    • 5 electives — choose from additional MAAS courses or outside electives
  • No GRE or GMAT required
  • Global Studies and E-learning graduate certificates also available (12-15 credit hours)

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Courses

Course offerings vary each semester so it is important to plan ahead, particularly with the program requirements. Please reach out to the program advisor for assistance.

Required Courses

6 MAAS courses are required.

Select 2 from the Applied Studio Skills courses below:

Select 3 from the Liberal Arts and Sciences courses below:

Required Culminating Experience:

Students will also select 5 elective courses that can be additional MAS courses or outside electives.

MAS 610 Electives

Culture and Ideas: Artistic, literary, philosophical, or religious traditions, works of particular thinkers, and historical discourse on intellectual issues

MAS 620

Human Nature and Society: Issues concerning human nature, society, or political life through works or problems from the various social sciences

MAS 630

Scientific Reasoning: Reflections on scientific reasoning and/or investigations of particular problems to illustrate scientific reasoning

Winter Session: December 13 – January 20

MAS 611 Design Thinking
MAS 633 Science, Environment, and Media

Note: Winter course enrollment and hours will count towards your Spring 2021 schedule and Spring 2022 financial aid, if applicable.

Required Courses

6 MAAS courses are required.

Select 2 from the Applied Studio Skills courses below:

Select 3 from the Liberal Arts and Sciences courses below:

Required Culminating Experience:

Students will also select 5 elective courses that can be additional MAS courses or outside electives.

MAS 610 Electives

Culture and Ideas: Artistic, literary, philosophical, or religious traditions, works of particular thinkers, and historical discourse on intellectual issues

MAS 620

Human Nature and Society: Issues concerning human nature, society, or political life through works or problems from the various social sciences

MAS 630

Scientific Reasoning: Reflections on scientific reasoning and/or investigations of particular problems to illustrate scientific reasoning

First Summer Session: May 12 – June 16*

MAS 622 Global Trade
MAS 610 Global and Intercultural Engagement
MAS 632 Integrative Thinking

Second Summer Session: June 17 – July 22*

MAS 612 The Contemporary World
MAS 620 Crafting Your Online Presence

*Dates subject to change

Winter Session: December 13 – January 20

MAS 611 Design Thinking
MAS 633 Science, Environment, and Media

Note: Winter course enrollment and hours will count towards your Spring 2021 schedule and Spring 2022 financial aid, if applicable.

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