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Master of Arts in English - Fall 2015


Master of Arts
I.  General Requirements (15 hours) 
 
 ENGL 5100 Introduction to Graduate Studies
          ENGL 5135 English Language Study
          ENGL 5145 Literary and Rhetorical Theory
          ENGL 5155 Genres of Writing
          ENGL 5165 Literacy and Technology
  
II. Electives (12 hours)
 
Students may choose to concentrate 12 hours of English graduate courses in a particular area of study that meets the student’s goals in the program.
  
III. Language Requirement
 
Demonstrated forth-semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Old English or Latin will also satisfy this requirement.
 
IV. ENGL 6950 Thesis (4-6 hours)
 
Students must consult and submit a proposal to the graduate committee for approval.
or
ENGL 6970 Portfolio Exam (3 hours) 
 
V. Additional Information
 
Candidate for Degree:  Graduate students must be registered for at least one credit hour during the semester that they graduate.  Those who have completed all required courses and requirements may register for Candidate for Degree:  CAND 5940 section 900
           
Teaching Assistantships:  Graduate students who receive a teaching assistantship must take ENGL 5913 Practicum in Language and Rhetoric in the fall during their first semester as a teaching assistant.  ENGL 5913 may also be counted as an elective.

 

Independent Study:  Graduate students may only count 6 credit hours of Independent Study toward the English degree.
 
Total Hours Required:  30-33 hours  
All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted.