School of Arts and Letters

Master of Arts in English

General Requirements

  • 30 credit hours in graduate level English
  • Courses must be completed with a grade of B or higher
  • Courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required

Course Reuirements (30 cr.)

  • Complete one course from the list
    • ENG-D 511 Introduction to English Studies
    • ENG-W 509 Intro to Writing and Literacy Studies
    • ENG-L 506 Intro to Methods of Criticism and Research
  • Complete two courses from the list
    • ENG-L 605 Critical and Interpretive Theory
    • ENG-W 602 Contemporary Theories of Rhetoric and Composition
    • ENG-W 601 Development of Rhetoric and Composition
  • Complete one course from the list
    • ENG-R 546 Rhetoric and Public Culture
    • ENG-L 509 Practicum on Critical Writing
    • ENG-W 620 Advanced Argumentative Writing
    • Any professional technical writing course approved by the coordinator 
  • Complete two courses from the list
    • ENG-W 500 Teaching Composition: Issues and Approaches
    • ENG-W 508 Graduate Creative Writing for Teachers
    • ENG-L 503 Teaching of Literature in College
  • ENG-D 611 Practicum in English Studies
  • Complete electives needed to reach 30 cr.

Academic Bulletins

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Current Bulletin

2021-2023 Graduate Bulletin

Past Bulletins

2019-2021 Graduate Bulletin

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