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Department of English




Master of Arts in English, Teaching of English Option

Dr. Tim Bostic,Coordinator

This option requires:

  • Three hours in British Literature before 1800
  • Three hours in British Literature after 1800, ENGL 559 New Literatures in English, or ENGL 735 Postcolonial Literature
  • Three hours in American Literature
  • Three hours of Research and Criticism, ENGL 600
  • Three hours of Writing Pedagogy from ENGL 555 or 664
  • Three hours of Teaching Colloquium, ENGL 687
  • Three hours of Rhetoric from ENGL 760 or 765
  • Three hours of Linguistics
  • Six hours of electives

Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing

For information about the Graduate Teaching of Writing, please go to Minors and Certificates.