College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Liberal Studies Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

The following are descriptions for courses offered by the Liberal Studies program at IPFW. To see a full schedule of courses offered for the current term, click here.

LBST D500: Graduate Project

Independent project to be undertaken in consultation with graduate advisor. This project requires students to demonstrate mastery of some specific topic or medium of expression.

LBST D501: Humanities Seminar

An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the humanities.  Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topic for maximum of 9 credits.

LBST D502: Social Science Seminar

An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the social sciences. Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topic for maximum of 9 credits.

LBST D503: Science Seminar

An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the sciences.  Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topic for maximum of 9 credits.

LBST D510: Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies

A com­prehensive introduction to graduate liberal studies. Explores the cultures of the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. In­vestigates interdisciplinary methodologies. Offers strategies for graduate-level reading, research, and writing for other publics.

LBST D700: Topics in Liberal Studies

Completion of two 500-level LBST seminars or permission of program director. Intensive study of a major issue in the humanities, social sciences, or sciences. Interdisciplinary approach, seminar format. Individual project required. Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated with different topic for maximum of 9 credits.