M.A. in English Literature and Language

Non-Thesis

Required
EN 7301Contemporary Literary Criticism3
EN 7311Comparative Literature: Modern & Postmodern3
EN 7380Project3
EN 7312Literature of the Renaissance3
or EN 7321 Shakespeare's Major Plays
Electives
Select 24 credit hours from the following:24
Myth and Psyche in 20th Century Literature
Critical Approaches to the Short Story
Seminar in Medieval Literature
Literature of the Renaissance
Realism and Naturalism in the American Novel
International Literature
American Transcendentalism
History of the American Novel
The American Novel: Multicultural Literature
Nineteenth Century British Literature
T.S. Eliot, Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman
Faulkner & Hemingway
D.H. Lawrence & virginia Woolf
Persuasive Writing
Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
Approaches to Teaching Writing Critical Thinking
History of the English Language
Analysis and Criticism of Television and Film
Linguistics: Voice and Text
Fiction: The Creative Process
Poetry: The Creative Process
Writing for Publication
Peace & Violence in Literature
Directed Readings 1
Directed Readings 1
Special Studies in Literature & Language
English Intership in Teaching and Research
Total Semester Hours36
1

Requires Program Director Approval

Thesis

Required
EN 7301Contemporary Literary Criticism3
EN 7311Comparative Literature: Modern & Postmodern3
EN 7312Literature of the Renaissance3
or EN 7321 Shakespeare's Major Plays
EN 7390Thesis Research3
EN 7391Thesis3
Electives
Select 21 credit hours from the following:21
Myth and Psyche in 20th Century Literature
Critical Approaches to the Short Story
Seminar in Medieval Literature
Literature of the Renaissance
Realism and Naturalism in the American Novel
International Literature
American Transcendentalism
History of the American Novel
The American Novel: Multicultural Literature
Nineteenth Century British Literature
T.S. Eliot, Emily Dickinson, and Walt Whitman
Faulkner & Hemingway
D.H. Lawrence & virginia Woolf
Persuasive Writing
Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
Approaches to Teaching Writing Critical Thinking
History of the English Language
Analysis and Criticism of Television and Film
Linguistics: Voice and Text
Fiction: The Creative Process
Poetry: The Creative Process
Writing for Publication
Peace & Violence in Literature
Directed Readings 1
Directed Readings 1
Special Studies in Literature & Language
English Intership in Teaching and Research
Total Semester Hours36
1

Requires Program Director Approval