Program Requirements | Master of Liberal Studies | Kent State University

Program Requirements

Program Requirements

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

[LSM-LSTU]

Course List

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Major Requirements

 

AS 61000

METHODS AND APPROACHES TO MULTIDISCIPLINARY STUDIES

3

AS 61098

LIBERAL STUDIES ESSAY

3

Electives1

27

Minimum Total Credit Hours:

33

1

Of the 27 credit hours of electives, students must select 12-15 credit hours of courses from a single department/school and 12-15 credit hours of courses from two or three other departments/schools. In addition to standard classroom courses, a maximum 6 credit hours of internship/practicum and 6 credit hours of research may be selected. Courses may be taken in any college  in the university; however, since the L.S.M. degree focuses on the values of liberal arts education, the program of study must include a minimum 12 credit hours of coursework in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Workshop credits may not be used to fulfill credit hour requirements for the Masters of Liberal Studies.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 15 credit hours must be at the 60000-level (which include AS 61000 and AS 61098). Some graduate courses may require prerequisites.
  • Students will complete a program of study document in which they will develop a theme (title) and choose coursework in the major and minor areas. In developing a program of study, students must adhere to several fundamental principles that the program of study must (1) emphasize interdisciplinary perspectives to learning and (2) be integrated.