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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog (As of 09-20-21) 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog (As of 09-20-21) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, M.A.

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Program Requirements

  • Credit Hours: 30
  • At least 10 credit hours at each institution
  • Thesis or ePortfolio



A maximum of 9 credit hours are allowed from ENGL 698 , ENGL 699 , ENGL 701 , and ENGL 702 .

ePortfolio Requirement

All MA students who do not complete a thesis will propose and prepare an ePortfolio consisting of significant revisions of three substantial pieces of writing produced in the program and that integrate critical sources and contemporary scholarship in English Studies. These revisions will be contextualized within program goals and outcomes through reflective writing.

Transfer Credit Policy

An applicant or student of the M.A. in English program can seek approval from the Joint Program Committee to accept up to 12 transfer credit hours. These courses must have a grade of B or higher, and can count toward the M.A. in English degree requirements. Courses with a grade of “Pass” or “Satisfactory” will not be accepted.

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