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Last updated - January, 2013 Delivery Method: On campus/hybrid (some courses available only through the
Virtual College)Program Description:
The Master of
Liberal Studies (MLS) program consists of three major parts: a 10-hour core, an
18-hour concentration, and a culminating experience. The three-hour
culminating experience will be a project. The project will be developed and
carried out under the direction of the student's faculty advisor. The student's
faculty advisory committee will be involved in the approval and evaluation of
the student's project. The student will
be expected to share their project with the advisory committee, who in turn
will evaluate it according to a standardized rubric which addresses the
expected learned outcomes below.
Expected Learner Outcomes: Liberal studies
– critical thinking skills, use of knowledge, analytical skills, and moral
reasoning skills Advanced disciplinary knowledge and skills in international finance, economics,
business, marketing, and organizational leadership. Introductory research skills – development of techniques and skills for acquiring and using
knowledge. Written communication skills – development of written communication skills
Employment/Career preparation: this concentration prepares students for potential employment
opportunities of the 21st century which may not yet have been
considered which develop advanced business knowledge and skills centered around
a liberal studies core. Entrepreneurial careers
involving business and leadership are envisioned.
Specific Concentration Admission Requirements:
must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 undergraduate credit hours. Each
applicant must explain in the personal statement his or her aspiration to
provide leadership in an international enterprise. Undergraduate
leveling courses may be required on a case by case basis.
will complete a project of appropriate size and scope which reflects the
international enterprise spirit of the concentration and share the project
to the advisory committee. Projects will
be evaluated using a standard program rubric.
Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, (785) 628-5578 for more information. Once you have been admitted to this concentration, please follow the MLS Checklist and carefully read The MLS Student Handbook.