The degree is designed to prepare candidates for teaching positions at the college level or for doctoral programs with a specialization in composition and rhetoric.
Language proficiency requirements are based on the candidate’s expected needs and may be met by linguistics or other language studies. Candidates in this degree option must fulfill the following requirements.
All graduates will be able to:
- Demonstrate a broad understanding of contemporary English Studies and its various sub-disciplines.
- Demonstrate substantial knowledge of more specialized areas within English Studies, accompanied by the ability to locate and synthesize scholarship in such.
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct original research in such sub-disciplines as literary studies, rhetorical theory, composition studies, digital technology, second-language learning, etc.
- Demonstrate the ability to present original research findings to appropriate academic audiences.
- Demonstrate the ability to write scholarly essays or to create texts of other kinds which articulate new claims and present the results of original research and thinking.
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- Students pursuing an M.A. in literature may choose either to write a thesis or to prepare a final portfolio.
- Master of Arts in English: Rhetoric and Composition Emphasis
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Fall January 10
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- Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
- A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of “B” or better is required.
- Prospective domestic students must have received a baccalaureate degree from a college or university, accredited by a recognized association, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.00.
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International13861 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13861 USD per year during 12 months.
National13861 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13861 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State6462 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6462 USD per year during 12 months.
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