Depending on the chosen area of concentration, students of the English, Non-Thesis program from Western Washington University will attain the following skills:
- Preparation in national and global literatures and cultures, creative writing, critical and cultural theory, film and media, pedagogy, composition and rhetoric, technical writing, professional writing, editing and publishing, and linguistics
- Teaching experience (if awarded a teaching assistantship or internship)
- Professional editing with scholarly and creative writing journals, such as the Bellingham Review
- Professional communication, oral and written
- Competency in the use of classroom and communications technologies
- Awareness of diversity, educational equity, and social justice issues
- Awareness of ethical and reflective pedagogical practices
Undergraduate major in English or departmental permission. Candidates with an insufficient background in English are normally requested to acquire 30 upper-division credits in literature and criticism with a grade of B or better in each course. The department reserves the right to approve a course of study.
- Literary Theories and Practices
- Seminar in Teaching College Composition
- Electives: 25 credits in literature, criticism, creative writing, rhetoric, pedagogy and English language.
- 24 months
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- A statement of purpose: this statement should explain intellectual and/or creative interests, and professional goals. If you are interested in being considered for a funded Teaching Assistantship, please include relevant experience and information that will aid the department in making funding decisions.
- Candidates must provide a 750-word personal statement of background and intention and a writing sample: for admission to creative writing, 10 to 15 pages of prose or 10 to 15 pages of poetry; for admission to English, 7 to 12 pages of written work in literary study.
- Appropriate admissions forms.
International23432 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23432 USD per year during 24 months.
National22927 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22927 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State10680 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10680 USD per year during 24 months.
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