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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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April 06, 2015

New Careers to Support Health and Creativity Across the Lifespan

Careers in Aging Week. A panel discussion on new careers to support health and creativity across the lifespan is being jointly presented by Marylhu...

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April 11, 2015

A-MAIS-ing Voices Series: Dance Movement as Meditation

With MAIS alum Susan Cazier. This workshop will consist of a brief history of dance and how dance movement can lead to holistic wellness. Also, hea...

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Marylhurst University Day at Mary's Woods

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