Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Schedule / Summer 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 / Summer 2017
Course Name Course No. and CRN Instructors Dates
Found of American Constitution LSHS-520-10 CRN: 14037 Dreisbach, D.
Halperin, T.
Hardwick, K.
Morrison, J.
June 17 - July 14, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Intercultural Center 212
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Intercultural Center 216
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Intercultural Center 214
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Intercultural Center 231
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Healy 103
Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri; Jun 17, 2017 to Jul 14, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Healy 103
  Notes: For students in the Madison program only.
The Economic System and Interest Group Politics LSHV-413-40 CRN: 14970 Duke, E.
Duke, R.
May 22 - July 08, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Sat; Jun 03, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Mon; Jun 05, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Mon; Jun 12, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Mon; Jun 19, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Sat; Jun 24, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Mon; Jun 26, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
Sat; Jul 08, 2017 3:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 209B
  Notes: Attendance at first class meeting advised.
Found./Homeric Poetry Canceled LSHV-381-40 CRN: 16106 May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Notes: Graduate Liberal Studies only. Attendance at first class session strongly advised.
Pilgrimage, Travel, and Tourism LSHV-435-40 CRN: 13296 Ruf, F.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Maguire 103
  Notes: Attendance at first class session is advised.
Freedom and Slavery in American History LSHV-463-40 CRN: 16086 Hershman, J.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Thu; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:35 PM Intercultural Center 210B
  Notes: Attendance at first class session is advised.
MALS Thesis Proposal (HT) LSHV-981-40 CRN: 16067 Duke, E.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Intercultural Center 212
Wed; Jun 07, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Intercultural Center 212
Wed; Jun 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Intercultural Center 212
Wed; Jul 05, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Intercultural Center 212
  Notes: Must have completed 7 courses (21 crs); must have 3.0 cum GPA. Must have confirmed thesis mentor and topic prior to enrollment and must attend all 4 workshop sessions: May 24, June 7, June 21, and July 5.
MALS Thesis Proposal Workshop Canceled LSHV-898-41 CRN: 14414 May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Notes: Must have completed 7 courses (21 crs); must have 3.0 cum GPA. Must have confirmed thesis mentor and topic prior to enrollment and must attend all 4 workshop sessions.
Western Culture & the Rise of Neo-Darwinian Materialism after World War I LSHV-478-40 CRN: 15400 O'Connor, C.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Wed; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Maguire 104
  Notes: Attendance at first class session is advised. Course meets May 31-August 2. Additional distance learning component included.
Pol,Soc,Eth Iss;Curr Thought LSHV-526-40 CRN: 16087 Reuscher, J.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Mon; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 209A
  Notes: Graduate Liberal Studies only. Attendance at first class session strongly advised.
The Problem of Evil LSHV-466-40 CRN: 13297 Noti, A.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:45 PM Intercultural Center 116
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Attendance at first session advised.
Who are We? US Origin Stories LSHV-438-40 CRN: 15397 Seamon, E.
May 22 - August 11, 2017
  Class meetings
Tue; May 22, 2017 to Aug 11, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Intercultural Center 104
  Notes: Attendance at first class session is advised.

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