With the assistance of an academic advisor, students can design their own individualized course of study. The core curriculum of 9 credits provides students with a broad understanding of cultural backgrounds and lays the groundwork for the additional 21 credits of elective interdisciplinary study that completes the degree.

Students will find class hours convenient as most classes are held one evening each week. Graduate Degree Courses are offered in all semesters, fall, spring, and summer. The number of credits taken per semester is flexible and those who are unable to take a course every semester may extend the time necessary to complete the degree.