Learning Goals

The CERES MA provides a solid grounding in the languages and cultures of the region and interdisciplinary depth in the social sciences. Students in the program will achieve:

  • knowledge of the region from broad disciplinary perspectives and using a variety of methodologies;
  • the ability to integrate theoretical with practical knowledge of regional affairs;
  • a thematically focused-curriculum that develops expertise;
  • proficiency in at least one regional language;
  • original research utilizing the student's language of proficiency;
  • effective oral presentation and critical writing skills.