M.A. in English: Literature Concentration

Requirements (3 credits)
EN-502Seminar in Literary Research3
Literature Before 1800 (3 credits)
Select one course designated with the Course Type: EN.13
Literature After 1800 (3 credits)
Select one course designated with the Course Type: EN.23
Ethnic, Multicultural and World Literatures (3 credits)
Select one course designated with the Course Type: EN.33
Language and Theory (3 credits)
Select one course designated with the Course Type: EN.43
Electives (9 credits)
Select three additional English courses at the 500+ level, two of which must be designated with the Course Type: EN.LT9
Thesis or Capstone (6 credits)
EN-691English Thesis Development3
Or for Capstone, 500+ level English course with Course Type EN.LT
EN-692English Thesis Writing3
Or for Capstone, 500+ level English course with course type EN.LT and:
EN-ESSEnglish Master's Essay0
Total Credits30
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 GPA; fifteen or more credits in literature or a related field strongly recommended.
  2. An application essay of 1,000 words describing your interest in this program, what you hope to accomplish, and how you think the program will fit into your academic and career goals.
  3. Two letters of recommendation. Letters from current or former professors recommended; if these are unavailable, letters may be sought from current colleagues, or a current or recent supervisor.