LBST-D 501 Humanities Seminar (1-4 cr.)
An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the humanities. Topics vary from semester to semester.

LBST-D 502 Social Sciences Seminar (1-4 cr.)
An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the social sciences. Topics vary from semester to semester.

LBST-D 503 Natural Sciences Seminar (1-4 cr.)
An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the sciences. Topics vary from semester to semester.

LBST-D 510 Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies (3-4 cr.)
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-D 511 MLS Humanities Elective (1-3 cr.)
P: Prior consent of instructor; authorization required. An MLS graduate elective course in Arts and Letters. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.

LBST-D 512 MLS Social Sciences Elective (1-3 cr.)
P: Prior consent of instructor; authorization required. An MLS graduate elective course in Social Sciences. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.

LBST-D 513 MLS Science(s) Elective (1-3 cr.)
P: Prior consent of instructor; authorization required. An MLS graduate elective course in Natural Sciences. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit.

LBST-D 550 Teaching Assistantship (3-6 cr.)
This graduate course will take the form of a teaching assistantship. This course is a requirement for the academic teaching track. It will consist of assisting a faculty member in planning, teaching, grading, and assessing a course in the area of the student's concentration.

LBST-D 551 Research Assistantship (1-6 cr.)
Allows MLS student to work with as a research assistant on a faculty research project.

LBST-D 591 Graduate Seminar in Teaching and Learning (1-3 cr.)
This workshop will focus on SoTL and best practices literature about pedagogy in higher education. This will include: philosophy of teaching and learning, course planning and design, selecting textbooks and readings, syllabus construction and course policies, the literature on lecturing and discussion, faculty and student conduct, assessment of student learning.

LBST-D 594 Directed Readings (1-3 cr.)
Readings in interdisciplinary topic under the supervision of a faculty member. Requires Application for D594 signed by student and instructor, submitted to MLS Director.

LBST-D599 Internship (0-6 cr.)
An internship is an educational experience related to a student’s degree program and career plan which applies what the student has learned to work situations. It involves a student, employer, and university sponsor. See Career Services for more information and to register.

LBST-D 601 Graduate Project Proposal Seminar (3 cr.)
During the course students progress from a thesis idea to a full Graduate Project Proposal; a process which involves extensive literature review and development of appropriate methodology. At course end, students will have developed the first two chapters of their thesis. In addition students will identify their thesis committee.

LBST-D 602 Graduate Project (1-6 cr.)
Independent project to be undertaken in consultation with the student’s graduate advisor. This project requires students to demonstrate mastery of some specific topic or medium of expression. Prerequisite: Approved Graduate Project Proposal.

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