M.A. in English with a Concentration in Literature
The M.A. degree (literature concentration) requires 33 hours of course work. Graduate students who are accepted into the program as teaching assistants are further required to take ENGL 6010, an additional three-hour course, for a total of 36 hours.
All students working toward the Master of Arts with a concentration in literature must satisfy the following requirements:
The course work shall include:
|One of the following two courses|
|History Of Literary Criticism|
or ENGL 5780
|Contemporary Literary Theories And Criticism|
|At least two 6000 seminar level courses.||6|
Students who have completed any of these course requirements or their equivalents at the graduate level before admission to the College of Graduate Studies may petition the director of graduate studies in English for substitutions.
- Of the remaining 21 hours of course work for the degree, students may take a maximum of two courses from other departments in the humanities, fine arts or social sciences, as approved by the director of graduate studies. Students may count one independent study course toward the degree.
- Candidates must successfully pass the MA Exam and submit a satisfactory MA Portfolio, details of which can be found on the department web site.