COMMON COURSES (30 CREDITS)
Courses that are common to all emphases may be applied to all. At least 36 hours are required for the degree.
|Code||Title||Semester Credit Hours|
|ENGL 5320||Studies in English Language||3|
|ENGL 5330||Studies in Rhetoric||3|
|ENGL 5374||Methods of Bib & Res Analysis||3|
|ENGL 5380||Studies in Teaching of Comp||3|
|Approved graduate-level electives 1||18|
|ENGL 5398||Thesis 2||6|
|or ENGL 5090||English Comprehensive Exam|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||36|
1 Up to 12 hours may be taken in another area when appropriate to the student’s academic goals and approved by the graduate coordinator.
2 Students not completing a thesis must enroll in an additional 6 hours of approved graduate-level electives and successfully complete a comprehensive exam to complete the degree.
COURSE INFORMATION AND SCHEDULE
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PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Synthesize original contributions to the discipline by conducting research
- Demonstrate a scholarship-based understanding of texts (of all kinds) in their appropriate cultural, aesthetic, and historical contexts.
- Apply appropriate critical approaches in English studies.
- Analyze texts using critical thinking skills
- Identify and explain what lenses are appropriate for analyzing texts.
- Perform analyses that add to scholarly understanding and provide challenging perspectives.
- Apply clear and effective written and oral communication skills
- Produce written arguments and/or analyses that contribute to ongoing disciplinary scholarly conversations.
- Craft spoken arguments and/or analyses that contribute to ongoing disciplinary scholarly conversations.