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Degree Requirements

MA in Interdisciplinary Studies

51-55 quarter credits

Foundation Courses - 9 credits

Introduction to Scholarly Inquiry

Choose two or more of the following:
Community: Theory & Practice
Science, Ethics & Public Policy
Art & Cultural Transformation
Ways of Knowing: Studies in Literature & Spirituality
Enduring Questions
Social Justice

Concentration Seminars - 18 credits

Choose one of the following concentrations:
Gerontology
Liberal Arts
Organizational & Leadership Studies
Spiritual Traditions

Electives - 9 credits

Electives can be any MAIS seminar that is not part of student's required courses.

Thesis Courses - 15 - 19 credits

Thesis 1 
Thesis 2
Thesis 3
Thesis Continuation
Thesis Completion

Post-Course Requirements

Presentation of thesis at Thesis Presentation Day

Two bound and signed copies & CD copy delivered to department chair

Please see current Marylhurst University Catalog for complete information.

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November 11, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

As part of our on-going partnership with Mary's Woods, join us for our monthly Marylhurst Day at Mary's Woods. Activities take place throughout the...

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November 20, 2014

Marylhurst Gerontology Association Meeting

The MGA leadership team will share and seek feedback on provisional plans for MGA this year. There will also be roundtable discussions on the areas...

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December 09, 2014

Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

As part of our on-going partnership with Mary's Woods, join us for our monthly Marylhurst Day at Mary's Woods. Activities take place throughout the...

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