The M.A. Program

MA Curriculum Map

Students have the opportunity to specialize in one of four areas of concentration while also doing substantial course work in one or more other areas. This program of study is designed to provide a broad overview of the changing field of English studies and of the place that each student’s area of interest occupies within that field. The M.A. in English requires 33 credit hours of course work towards the degree, and each concentration has its set of specific requirements. Click on the links below to see concentration-specific requirement sheets:

Composition and Rhetoric

Creative Writing

Cultural Studies in Asia/Pacific

Literary Studies in English

Graduate Manual (for students and faculty in the program)

Recent MA Projects and Theses

“The Rhetorical Function of Women’s Illness Narratives—In the Illness Memoir, Doctor-Patient Conversation, and Online Chronic Illness Communities”

“Crossing the Chasm: Reimagining Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre”

“Han: An Epistolary Memoir”

“Ke Uliuli”