Master of Liberal Arts degree: Spring courses available on campus, hybrid, and online

MLA courses are eligible for tuition remission for JHU employees. MLA courses are also available to full-time Homewood graduate students via an interdivisional course request through their home school. Non-degree-seeking students are welcome to register. Registration for spring 2018 courses closes on Dec. 30. For more information about MLA spring courses—including course descriptions, tuition, and fees—see the [Course Schedule] (

The following on-campus courses still have seats available:

  • 450.610.01 - Twice-Told Tales: Classic Texts and Their Contemporary Retellings: The class will meet on the Homewood campus from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on the following Saturdays: Jan. 13 and 27, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10 and 17, and April 7 and 21.
  • 450.624.01 - Follow the North Star: Hist, Stories of Slaves Escaping MD: The class will meet weekly on the Homewood campus from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. from Jan. 13 to April 28 (except for Spring Break).

The following hybrid on-campus/online course still has seats available:

  • 450.724.01 - Science Fiction Film in the 20th Century: This is a hybrid course that will meet from 6 to 8:40 p.m. on select Tuesday evenings on the Homewood campus and online. The online segments of the class will be equivalent to two hours 40 minutes of instructional time each week that they occur. On the first night of class, the instructor will provide information about the online portion of the course.

The following fully online courses still have seats available:

+450.643.82 - Leadership and the Classics
+450.669.81 - Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective
+450.683.81 - The History of the Book from the Ancient World to the Digital Humanities
+450.689.81 - Introduction to Digital Humanities in the Liberal Arts
+450.694.81 - Philosophy of Beauty
+450.695.81 - American Political Theory and Practice

The MLA Program accepts applications for the MLA degree on a rolling basis. It consists of 10 courses that may be completed on campus and online. For more information, visit the Master of Liberal Arts page of the Advanced Academic Programs website.

For additional information about these courses or the MLA Program, contact Dr. Laura DeSisto, the MLA program director, at