No. As very few courses have prerequisites, it is generally easy for a student who begins in the spring semester to take his/her desired courses throughout four semesters. While some classes are offered in the fall or spring only, students are largely able to take their preferred classes during their four semesters.
No. Students must meet the credit requirement (16 courses for MALDs, 18 courses for MIBs); fulfill the breadth requirement (MALD) or core curriculum (MIBs); complete two Fields of Study; pass foreign language comprehension exams; complete a capstone project; and participate in the Professional Development Program.