Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Schedule / Spring 2017

  • Please check the schedule periodically for changes and updates. Syllabi will be posted as they become available and may be accessed by clicking on word, syllabus.  For course description click on the title of the course.
  • Students may register for 3 courses (9 credits) but are advised to discuss this course load with Anne Ridder (riddera@georgetown.edu) to review progress in program, current GPA, and the absence/incomplete policies.
  • Asterisks (*) indicate courses originating in The Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding which are only offered in the Fall and Spring semesters.  The Center's courses are scheduled during the day, follow the main campus calendar and exam schedule.
  • We cannot accept registrations that show an overlap between two courses, even if it is only five minutes.
  • All students beginning the MALS program must take two Foundation Courses within their first four courses, including the Saturday workshop attached to the first Foundation Course that they take.
  • Foundation Courses are open to all students and the Saturday workshop is required for only those students fulfilling the initial Foundation Course requirement.
Schedule / Spring 2017
Course Name Course No. and CRN Instructors Dates
Foundation: A Sense of Place: Values and Identity LSHV-399-01 CRN: 30197 Yonkers, C.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM White-Gravenor 211
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: 150 minutes of distance learning required. Attendance at first class strongly advised. Follow Mon/Wed rule. First class session is Wed., Jan. 18.
The Book of Genesis: Literature, Ethics, and Theology LSHV-453-01 CRN: 31903 Linafelt, T.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Reiss 281
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.
Classics in the Catholic Tradition LSHV-455-01 CRN: 31904 O'Brien, W.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM Intercultural Center 212
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised. Follows Mon/Wed rule. First class session is Jan. 18.
DLS Foundational Love, Death, and God: From the Bible through the Renaissance LSHV-602-01 CRN: 23028 Moran Cruz, J.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 462
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: 2nd DLS Foundational Seminar, must take in sequence. Attendance at first class strongly advised.
DLS Foundational The Challenge of Postmodernism LSHV-604-01 CRN: 24909 Ambrosio, F.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 462
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: 4th DLS Foundational Seminar, must take in sequence. Attendance at first class strongly advised.
Path to the Future: The U.S. in the 21st Century World LSHV-378-01 CRN: 31900 Wall, M.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 118
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised. Follow Mon/Wed rule. First class session is Wed, Jan. 18.
The Court, The Constitution, and the Shaping of the American Nation Canceled LSHV-394-01 CRN: 30196 January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Course has 90 minutes of additional class meeting time. Attendance at first class is strongly advised.
Ethical Problems in Contemporary Society Canceled LSHV-408-01 CRN: 30550 January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.
MALS Continuous Reg. (HT) LSHV-988-01 CRN: 33080 Ridder, A.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 Off Campus
  Notes: Must be taken by MALS candidates who have an "Incomplete" in Thesis Writing. No scheduled classes. Final thesis approval date is 4/1/17.
MALS Thesis Proposal (FT) LSHV-983-01 CRN: 33081 Duke, E.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 219B
 
MALS Thesis Proposal (HT) LSHV-981-01 CRN: 26810 Duke, E.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 219B
  Notes: This course certifies half-time status. Final thesis approval is April 1st, 2017. Repeatable in Fall and Spring terms only. Course meets 1/26, 2/23, 3/16, and 4/20. Must have completed seven courses (21 credits); must have 3.0 GPA.
MALS Thesis Proposal Workshop LSHV-898-01 CRN: 26809 Duke, E.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 26, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 221B
Thu; Feb 23, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 221B
Thu; Mar 16, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 221B
Thu; Apr 20, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Intercultural Center 221B
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Students must have mentor/thesis topic prior to first class meeting. May be repeated 1X, only. This section certifies half-time status. Prerequisite: must have 21 earned hours (7 courses) prior to Spring 2016 semester Students must attend all four sessions.
MALS Thesis Writing Canceled LSHV-899-01 CRN: 26553 January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Notes: Halftime Status. Students must have 27 earned credit hours and 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. to register Final thesis approval is April 1st, 2017.
MALS Thesis Writing (FT) LSHV-984-01 CRN: 33082 Ridder, A.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
 
MALS Thesis Writing (HT) LSHV-982-01 CRN: 33079 Ridder, A.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 640 Mass Ave.
  Notes: Pre-req 27 earned credits and Satisfactory in MALS Thesis Proposal. Course certifies half-time status.
Religion & Politics in the US LSHV-504-01 CRN: 32609 Steenhuisen, L.
January 11 - May 13, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; Jan 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM White-Gravenor 204
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.
Russia: Politics and Culture through Literature and Film LSHV-436-01 CRN: 32607 Zelensky, E.
January 11 - May 13, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Jan 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Reiss 264
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.
Slavery and Roman Culture LSHV-388-01 CRN: 31901 Hock, R.
January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Class meetings
Sat; Jan 11, 2017 to May 01, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Intercultural Center 213
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.
The Pursuit of Peace Canceled LSHV-351-01 CRN: 31899 January 11 - May 01, 2017
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised. Follows Mon/Wed rule. First class session is Jan. 11.
What Is Italian Renaissance? LSHV-471-01 CRN: 32634 Soltes, O.
January 11 - May 13, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; Jan 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 120
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first class strongly advised.

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