Asheville's nationally ranked liberal arts curriculum is not just
for undergraduate students. This fall, the University's Masters of
Liberal Arts program will offer four interdisciplinary courses
taught by noted faculty and designed for adults' busy schedules.
UNC Asheville’s Masters of Liberal
Arts (MLA) program is an interdisciplinary, part-time program
focusing on the theme of “The Human Condition.” The program explores
human nature, values and quality of life through humanities, arts,
and natural and social sciences. The degree is geared toward
students interested in gaining personal enrichment and intellectual
courses scheduled for this fall include the program's introductory
course, "Human Nature." This course and an interdisciplinary
"Feminist Theory" will be taught by program director Melissa
Burchard. Popular writing instructor Lori Horvitz will offer
"Understanding the Fourth Genre: Creative Nonfiction." Mark Padilla
will teach a new and timely offering in the program, "Climate and
Culture," which will explore the interrelations of climate systems
and cultural formation. Students may also participate in a capstone
scholarly research project or thesis class. All classes will meet on
the UNC Asheville campus in the afternoon and evening.
fees are based on credit hours. The fall semester admission deadline
for degree-seeking students is April 15; non-degree seeking students
can apply any time. Classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007.
information, call UNC Asheville's MLA Program at 828/250-2399 or