Master of Arts in Liberal Studies at Wake Forest University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Exploring timeless human questions and studying essential human experiences through diverse perspectives.


Wake Forest University Graduate School » Master of Arts in Liberal Studies » Directed Study Form

Please fill out this form and send it to the Liberal Studies Office for approval by the
Director before registering for MALS 786 – Directed Study.
Please note the following:

  • Faculty instructors should be part- or full-time at Wake Forest University.
  • Faculty should be informed that the Liberal Studies Program does not reimburse them for supervising directed studies.
  • Faculty should inform their chair of the directed study and obtain their signature on this form.
  • Directed Studies for Liberal Studies students are always MLS 786, not departmental directed studies.
  • Departmental courses with numbers 300 and above may be used as a basis for a directed study if supplemented by additional readings and requirements.
  • A Directed Study may not be on exactly the same topic as the student’s thesis.