Degree Requirements (Project Option):

• The completion of at least 30 semester hours of graduate course work, at least 15 of which must be at the 6000 level.

 • The satisfactory completion of LA 6013, Introduction to the Liberal Arts1, and LA 6711-3, Liberal Arts Project2, as part of the 30-semester-hour requirement.

 • The completion of a 12-to 18- semester hour major concentration of course work in one of three areas:

 

 • Communications (including English and linguistics)

 • The Fine Arts

 • Social Sciences

The completion of 6 to 12 hours in a related area of study

 • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 in all graduate course work attempted at Arkansas Tech University with a maximum of six semester hours of “C” grades.

 • A minimum of 24 semester hours of graduate course work completed in residence at Arkansas Tech University. (Full time residence is not required.)

 • Completion of all degree requirements within six years of admission to the program.

1LA 6013 must be taken before the completion of twelve semester hours of graduate course work.

2The requirements for this course include a scholarly research paper.  With the approval of the Dean of Graduate College and the MLA Director, a significant creative project may be substituted for a scholarly research paper.


Degree Requirements (Exam Option):

• The completion of at least 30 semester hours of graduate course work, at least 15 of which must be at the 6000 level.

 • The satisfactory completion of LA 6013, Introduction to the Liberal Arts1 as part of the 30-semester-hour requirement.

 • The completion of a 15-to 21- semester hour major concentration of course work in one of three areas:

 

MLA Program, September 30, 2010, page 4

 

 • Communications (including English and linguistics)

 • The Fine Arts

 • Social Sciences

The completion of 6 to 12 hours in a related area of study

 • The satisfactory completion of a comprehensive exam based on course work.

 • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 in all graduate course work attempted at Arkansas Tech University with a maximum of six semester hours of “C” grades.

 • A minimum of 24 semester hours of graduate course work completed in residence at Arkansas Tech University. (Full time residence is not required.)

 • Completion of all degree requirements within six years of admission to the program.

1LA 6013 must be taken before the completion of twelve semester hours of graduate course work.

 

For more information concerning thesis or project guidelines, please visit the Graduate College website: http://www.atu.edu/gradcollege/student_resources.php


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