English (M.A.)

Program Requirements

Core Courses
ENGL 605Seminar in Literary Research3
ENLT 514Theoretical Approaches to Literature3
Masters Thesis
ENGL 698Master's Thesis3
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Electives
Complete 8 courses from the following:24
Shakespeare Studies: Tragedies
Shakespeare Studies: Comedies
Shakespeare Studies: Histories
Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
Milton
Victorian Studies II: Novel
Victorian Studies III: Poetry
Turn-of-the-Century British Writers
The Modern British Novel
Modern British and Irish Poetry
Studies in Early American Literature
American Romanticism
Poe, Hawthorne, and Melville
American Realism
Modern American Fiction
Modern American Poetry
Recent American Fiction
American Drama
Black American Women Writers
Teaching Literature through the Critical Essay
Independent Study in British Literature
Independent Study in American Literature
Seminar in British Literature
Seminar in American Literature
Graduate Writing Seminar in English
Seminar in Teaching Literature
Ancient Tragedy
Ancient Epic
The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament as Literature
The Romantic Movement
Ibsen, Strindberg, and Shaw
Major Writers of Africa and the African Diaspora
Trends in the Contemporary Novel
Film Studies
Science Fiction
Independent Study: International Literature
Seminar in International Literature
Total Credits33