The MA in English (Specialization in Literature and the Teaching of Reading) major requires a total of 30 credits of coursework.
(Effective Fall 2023)
|Area of Coursework||Courses||Credits|
|Literature||Choose from the following courses:|
Engl 521, 522, 523, 531, 532, 533, 534, 535, 538, 539, 540, 543, 545, 546, 561, 562, 590A, and 595A
|AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION ||9|
|Literature & the Teaching of Reading|
Students interested in this specialization must be interviewed by Brandon Sams (email@example.com); generally, only those with current teaching licenses will qualify for this specialization.
|EDUC 552: Assessment for Literacy and Learning|
EDUC 588: Supervised Tutoring in Reading
One of the following:
EDUC 553: Teaching Adolescent Readers with Reading Difficulties
EDUC 556: Integrating Technology into Literacy
|INDEPENDENT RESEARCH||Engl 699: Thesis Research|
Engl 599: Creative Component
There is no language requirement for this program. However, students planning to pursue a PhD should be aware that most PhD programs require demonstrable skill in one or two foreign languages.