Nov 14, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, M.A.


The requirements for a degree of Master of Arts with a major in the field of English are as follows:

General


(See General )

Program


Option 1: Scholarly Thesis Track


30 semester hours of approved courses including ENGL 6983  and ENGL 6993 , or a minimum of 18 semester hours of approved courses including ENGL 6983  and ENGL 6993  in addition to a related minor.

For additional information, click here Scholarly Thesis Track .

Option 2: Creative Thesis Track


30 semester hours of approved courses including ENGL 6983  and ENGL 6993 , or a minimum of 18 semester hours of approved courses including ENGL 6983  and ENGL 6993  in addition to a related minor. 

For additional information, click here Creative Thesis Track .

Option 3: Professional Development Track (Non-Thesis)


36 hours of approved courses, or 24 hours with an approved minor, including ENGL 6973 

For additional information, click here Professional Development Track (Non-Thesis) .

Option 1, 2, or 3 with Graduate and Teaching Assistantships


A student pursuing option 1, 2, or 3 may apply for a Graduate Assistantship, which, if successfully completed, can lead to a Teaching Assistantship, generally in the student’s second year of graduate study. A student awarded a Graduate Assistantship must complete 3 semester hours of ENGL 5013  and 3 semester hours of ENGL 5023 .  In general, a student pursuing a Teaching Assistantship will not include a minor field in his or her master’s degree.

For additional information, click here Option 1, 2, or 3 with Graduate and Teaching Assistantships .

Note:


Under each of the options, no more than 12 semester hours of dual-listed or 4000-level classes will apply to the degree. Of the 12 hours, no more than 6 hours will be 4000-level.