Master of Arts in English (MA)

Research and Criticism Requirement (RCR)
ENGL 5381Survey European Lit Criticism3
or ENGL 5382 Theory&Pract of Lit Criticism
Methodology Requirement (MR) 1
ENGL 5300Introduction to the Profession3
or ENGL 5301 Teaching in Rhetoric & Comp
Literature Requirement (LR)
Select one course from each of the following fields and periods: 212
LR1: English Literature to 1700
LR2: English Literature from 1700 to Present
LR3: American Literature to 1900
LR4: American Literature from 1900 to Present
Electives (E)
Select any two graduate-level English courses6
Thesis 3
ENGL 5398Thesis I: Proposal & Research3
ENGL 5399Thesis II: Comp & Defense 43
Total Semester Credit Hours30
1

All Masters canididates who will be teaching freshman composition must register for ENGL 5301 prior to taking a teaching assignment.

2

Selection of courses must be approved by he student's graduate advisor before registration.

3

Students must have completed all 18 hours of coursework in order to be eligible to register for ENGL 5398 while co-registering for final last 3 of 6 hours of coursework (if needed) or have consent of thesis director.

4

Student must have completed ENGL 5398 and register for final 3 hours of coursework (if needed) to register for Thesis II or have consent of instructor.

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