Goddard College offers an Individualized Bachelor of Arts and an Individualized Master of Arts.
Our programs are for creative, motivated students who wish to design a personalized program of learning based in the liberal arts.
Both are for students interested in pursuing a question, project, or career interest that is interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary, and personally compelling. The emphasis is on helping each student find and hone a focus of inquiry that brings together relevant theory and actual practice.
Individualized Bachelors of Arts
Goddard’s Individualized Bachelor of Arts is for creative, motivated students who wish to design a personalized program of learning based in the liberal arts.
Individualized Masters of Arts
The Individualized Master of Arts is for students interested in pursuing a question, project, or career that is interdisciplinary and personally compelling.
Latest Individualized Degree Posts
Learning to Decolonize
A print by Goddard alum Annie Banks featuring activists from the Unist’ot’en camp.Text: “We will stand our ground. We refuse to be bullied off our lands. We will protect what is ours for future generations. These lands will always be Unist’ot’en.” – Freda Huson, Chief Howilhkat The current discussion about the future of democracy in…
UGP Faculty Karen Werner’s “Goddard moment”
I was in a master’s program in education when I felt a wave of wanting to be in spiritual practice. A gifted professor wove together Toni Morrison, Freud, the myth of Psyche and Cupid, and the professor’s own interviews with 9-13 year old girls. Voice, resonance, relationship, democracy. “The honesty of things is where they…
BFA Student protests deportation and family separation
In Philadelphia, the “Salute to America” Independence Day parade, with its cohort of Founding Fathers came to a halt. In his tallit and kippah, Goddard student, Mordecai Martin sat calmly alongside about 30 other protesters, their arms linked and their voices in song, preventing the parade from moving forward. The movement Never Again Action, which…