A thesis is optional, but recommended, for the literature emphasis. Work toward this degree is designed to supplement and complete the student’s undergraduate study in the field of English and to familiarize the student with professional standards, methods of research, and modes of thought in the discipline. Possession of the English degree offered by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas , normally leads to advancement in the teaching profession at the secondary school or community college level; to careers in writing, publishing, and editing; or to further study in English at the doctoral level.
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- Shakespeare: Tragedies
- Shakespeare: Comedies and Histories
- Medieval English Literature
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- 12 months
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Applicants must submit the following:
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to speak to the applicant's qualifications and potential for graduate study in English;
- A statement of purpose describing the applicant's areas of interest, reasons for undertaking graduate study in English, relevant experience, and future intellectual and career goals;
- Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended;
- Official scores on the Great Record Examination (GRE) General Test; and
- A writing sample of 10-20 pages demonstrating the ability to write lucidly and to conduct a sustained reading of one or more literary or cultural texts. Samples are typically either essays originally written for upper-division English courses or excerpts from longer works.
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In-State6869 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6869 USD per year during 12 months.
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