Master of Arts in English (MA)

Theory and Criticism Requirement
ENGL 5381Survey Literary Theory & Crit3
or ENGL 5382 Theory & Practice of Lit Crit
Methodology Requirement
ENGL 5300Introduction to the Profession3
or ENGL 5301 Teaching in Rhetoric & Comp
Literature Requirement
Select one course from each of the following fields and periods:
English Literature to 17003
Studies in Medieval Literature
Studies in 16th Century Lit
Studies in 17th Century Lit
Chaucer
Shakespeare
Milton
English Literature from 1700 to Present3
Mjr Thms Brit Lit 18th Ctry-Pr
Postcolonial Studies in Engl
American Literature to 19003
Studies in 19th Century Am Lit
American Literature from 1900 to Present3
Studies in 20th Century Am Lit
Electives
Select any two graduate-level English courses6
Thesis
ENGL 5398Thesis I: Proposal & Research 13
ENGL 5399Thesis II: Comp & Defense 23
Total Semester Credit Hours30

Note: See College of Arts and Sciences - Undergraduate Degrees for information on the combined BA/MA degree in English.