2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 27, 2020  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

English-Specialization in Writing M.A.

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(32 credits minimum)

English Core:

  • 600-level course in American literature-3 credits
  • 600-level course in English literature before 1800-3 credits
  • 600-level course in English literature since 1800-3 credits


  • at least 18 credits of directed electives in composition/rhetoric, creative writing, or technical writing, including the culminating experience. Students whose culminating experience is a work of creative writing must take a creative writing workshop in at least two of the following genres: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction.

Other Requirements:

Reading knowledge of one classical or modern language approved by the Director of Graduate Studies in English. This requirement may be met by completing at the undergraduate level at least 12 credit hours in the language, or by passing a foreign language proficiency examination.

Culminating Experience:

Choose one of the following:


No more than 6 hours of transfer credit will be accepted for this program.

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