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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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

Courses

Course offerings vary each semester. It is important to plan ahead, particularly with the program requirements, by creating a formal plan of study (POS) – a list of courses you plan to take by semester and year that will fulfill your graduation requirements – and reviewing your POS each semester during advising.

Course Schedule in Spartan Central

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

Courses

Course offerings vary each semester. It is important to plan ahead, particularly with the program requirements, by creating a formal plan of study (POS) – a list of courses you plan to take by semester and year that will fulfill your graduation requirements – and reviewing your POS each semester during advising.

Course Schedule in Spartan Central

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