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  Nov 24, 2017
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English (M.A.)

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In addition to the general requirements for admission to Graduate School, applicants for admission to the Master of Arts in English program must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum score of 1100 on the GRE formula (150 x undergraduate GPA + GRE [Verbal + Quantitative] score).
  • Adequate preparation as determined by department head and major professor.


Total Hours: 30

  • *Other courses in English - 21
  • Thesis - 6
    In lieu of a thesis, a candidate may elect to take 12 additional hours in English (for a total of 36 credit hours for the degree).

*Must include at least one course in each of the following areas:


One-half of the total number of hours required for the degree, excluding credit for the thesis, shall be in courses open to graduate students only.

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