M.A. in English (Literature and the Teaching of Reading)
The M.A. in English with a specialization in Literature and the Teaching of Reading requires a total of 30 credits of course work.
Specified course work = 18 credits
One graduate literature course in Teaching/Criticism/Bibliography (3 cr. total)
- English 521: Teaching of Literature and the Literature Curriculum
- English 522: Literary Theory and Criticism
- English 546: Issues in the Study of Literature
The course used to satisfy the Teaching/Criticism/Bibliography requirement may not also be used to satisfy other program requirements.
Five other graduate literature courses (15 cr. total), including
- One course in American Literature (3 cr.)
English 532, 534, 544; when material is appropriate, 531, 538, 539, 540, 541, 545, 546
- One course in British Literature (3 cr.)
English 523*, 533, 535, 536; when material is appropriate, 531, 538, 539, 540, 541, 545, 546
- One course in literature written before 1865 (3 cr.)
English 523*, 532, 533; when material is appropriate, 531, 538, 539, 540, 541, 545. 546
This requirement may be satisfied with the same course that satisfies a British or American Literature requirement above. Check the list of graduate courses distributed via email for approved pre-1865 courses to be sure your chosen course meets this requirement.
- Two additional graduate literature courses (6 cr. total)
Required courses in Reading = minimum 9 credits
- C I 552: Corrective Reading (3 cr.)
- One of the following (3 cr.)
CI 553: Reading for Adolescents with Mild/Moderate Disabilities; C I 556: Integrating Technology into the Reading and Languages Arts Curriculum
- C I 558: Supervised Tutoring in Reading (3 cr.)
Independent research = 3 credits (only 3 credits count towards the degree)
- English 699: Thesis or English 599: Creative Component
Satisfying the language requirement may require additional course work.
|*English 523 can be used to satisfy either the Language Requirement or a literature course requirement (e.g., pre-1865 British literature), but NOT BOTH.