Of the 27 hours in courses other than ENG 305 , ENG 306 , and ENG 307 , at least 6 hours must be in literature written before 1800, and at least 6 hours must be in literature written after 1800. In addition, of these 27 hours, at least 3 hours must be in courses primarily about American literature, and at least 3 hours must be in courses primarily about British literature.
A single course can satisfy only one of the nine requirements.
English majors must complete either:
- A minor in a selected field, or
- A departmentally approved minor area of concentration.
Candidates who wish to pursue the English/Language Arts Alternative Master’s program must successfully complete 32/19 (32 hours with 19 hours at the 300/400 level) and have at least one course in each of the following areas: English, theatre, speech, journalism (MC 200 ), and grammar.