Sample Concentrations

In the MALS Program, you design concentrations tailored to your interests, so the possibilities are infinite. These are just a few examples of how recent MALS students have designed their concentrations:


Science, Technology and Society:

  • ENG 515: Rhetoric of Science and Technology
  • HI 582: Darwinism in Science and Society
  • MA 433: History of Mathematics
  • PHI 498: Special Topics: Philosophical Issues in Environmental Ethics
  • PA 550: Environmental Policy
  • MLS 501: Technology and Society

    National and International Issues and Decision-Making

  • ECG 515: Environmental and Resource Policy
  • PA 507: The Public Policy Process
  • PA 553: Disaster, Crisis, and Emergency Management and Policy
  • PS 437: U.S. National Security Policy
  • SOC 440: Social Change
  • MLS 501: Poverty and Hunger

    The American Experience

  • HI 546: Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HI 554: History of U.S. Foreign Relations, 1900-present
  • ENG 555: American Romantic Period
  • ENG 575: Southern Writers
  • PS 506: United States Constitutional Law
  • PS 507: Civil Liberties in the United "States

    The Community

  • LAR 511: Community Design Policy
  • LAR 577: Sustainable Design
  • SOC 513: Community Organization and Development
  • SOC 533: The Community
  • SW 413: African American Families:  History, Tradition, and Community
  • PA 520: Seminar in Urban Management

    The Human Animal

  • ANT 508: Culture and Personality
  • ANT 550: Environmental Anthropology
  • SOC 509: Population Problems
  • SW 506: Human Behavior and the Social Environment:  Individuals, Families, and Groups
  • PSY 511: Advanced Social Psychology
  • PSY 504: Evolutionary Psychology