Effective Fall 2012

  • Completion of the program of study listed below
  • Oral defense of your thesis.
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
E 640C1Graduate Writing Workshop: Essay2-3
Select one from the following:2-3
Graduate Writing Workshop: Essay 
Nonfiction Workshop 
Writing Hypertexts 
Select one from the following:3
Teaching Writing: Composition and Rhetoric 
English elective3
 
E 513CForm and Technique in Modern Literature: Essay3
Out-of-department course43
Select two courses from the following:56
Major Authors: English 
Major Authors: American 
Major Authors: World 
Literature Survey: English 
Literature Survey: American 
Literature Survey: Comparative 
Reading Literature-Recent Theories 
Special Topics in Literature: Area Studies 
Special Topics in Literature: Genre Studies 
Special Topics in Literature: Theory and Technique Studies 
Special Topics in Literature: Gender Studies 
Crossing Boundaries 
Professional Concerns in English 
Special Topics in Discourse Studies 
Critical Studies in Literature and Culture 
Environmental Literature and Criticism 
History of Writing 
 Total Credits19-20
Second Year
E 640C1Graduate Writing Workshop: Essay2-3
Select one from the following:12-3
Graduate Writing Workshop: Essay 
Nonfiction Workshop 
Writing Hypertexts 
Select one of the following:2-3
Out-of-department course4
 
English elective6
 
Internship: Teaching College English 
Internship: Composition Supervision/Administration 
Internship: Literary Editing 
Internship: Teaching ESL, K-12 
Internship: ESL-Adult Learning 
Internship: ESL-Supervision/Administration 
Internship: Arts Administration in Literature 
Internship: Public Education 
Internship: Computers and Writing 
Internship: Writing/Editing for Specific Purposes 
E 6997Thesis6
 Total Credits12-15
 Program Total Credits:31-35

A minimum of 31 credits are required to complete this program. 

1

Course may be repeated for a maximum of 11 credits.

2

Required for all GTAs.

3

Choose a 500-600-level English course.

4

Choose a relevant course outside department 300-level or above.

5

Selection must be approved by advisor.

6

Course based on final thesis topic with advisor approval.

7

No more than six credits may count toward the degree.