GLS Courses

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Wesleyan Graduate Liberal Studies courses give you the opportunity to explore your academic and creative interests, guided by renowned faculty and in conversation with students who share your passion for intellectual engagement. Wesleyan’s GLS curriculum offers more than 70 unique courses every two years, from hands-on writing workshops and unique art offerings to data analysis, a classroom in a kayak on the Connecticut River, studies of globalization and nation-making, and a complete history of the English language. Many of the program’s most popular courses are offered more than once during that time period.

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Disciplines represented in recent and current courses and independent studies

  • African American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Classical Civilization
  • Data Analysis
  • Environmental and Field Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education Studies
  • English
  • Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Government
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Neuroscience & Behavior
  • Planetary Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Romance Studies
  • Sociology
  • Studio Arts
  • Theater
  • Writing … and more!