2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in English

30-33 credits

Creative writing concentration, 33 credits

Foundation, 3 credits from

ENG 610Read and Writ Across Genres

3

Directed electives, 6 credits from

ENG 605Teaching in English Studies

3 TO 9

ENG 614Practicum in Literary Editing

3

ENG 635Spec Topics in Creative Writ

3

ENG 636Reading as Writers

3

Total Credit Hours:6
Students will take ENG 605 for 3 credits. 

Workshop

Complete 12 credits (4 courses) from this menu of writing workshops. These can be repeated for credit or students can take different workshops in a variety of genres.

ENG 611Workshop Creative Nonfiction

3

ENG 612Workshop in Fiction Writing

3

ENG 613Workshop in Poetry Writing

3

ENG 615Workshop in Screenwriting

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Literature

Complete two graduate courses in literature

Total Credit Hours:6

Electives

Complete one approved elective                                             

(Students may repeat ENG 610 as a directed elective)

Total Credit Hours:3

Capstone

CRPR 698Creative Project

3 OR 6

Total Credit Hours:3

ENG 605 is to be taken as “Creative Writing” to fulfill the directed elective course requirement.

English Studies concentration, 32 credits

Core requirements

Approved courses in English

15-29

Research requirements

ENG 601Research in English Studies

3

or

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

or

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:3-6

ENG electives (electives outside the department are subject to departmental approval)

Total Credit Hours:0-14

Literature concentration, 30 credits

Core requirements

ENG 601Research in English Studies

3

ENG 607Literary Theory

3

15-21 credits of approved graduate courses in literature including

American literature

6

British and World literature Before 1660

3

British and World literature After 1660

3

Approved literature electives

3-9

Research requirement

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

or

THES 698Thesis

1 TO 6

Total Credit Hours:3-6

Electives

Total Credit Hours:0-3

Rhetoric and Composition concentration, 30 credits

Core requirements

ENG 601Research in English Studies

3

ENG 605Teaching in English Studies

3 TO 9

ENG 694Classical Rhetoric

3

ENG 699Contemporary Theories Comp

3

Digital Literacies Course

ENG 604Teaching with Technology

3

or

ENG 692Writing Technologies

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Professional Development Course

ENG 609Indiana Writing Project

1 TO 9

or

ENG 688Writ Program Admin

3

or

ENG 689Writing Cntr Res and Admin

3

or

ENG 693Writing in the Profession

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Approved electives, 9 credits from

ENG 604Teaching with Technology

3

or

ENG 692Writing Technologies

3

 

ENG 688Writ Program Admin

3

ENG 689Writing Cntr Res and Admin

3

ENG 690Seminar in Composition

3 TO 18

ENG 693Writing in the Profession

3

ENG 695Medieval and Early Mod Rhet

3

ENG 69619th Century Rhetoric

3

ENG 697Contemporary Rhetoric

3

ID 601Tchng Pract in Hi Ed

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Other courses as approved by advisor. Can include either ENG 688 or ENG 689, provided the course has not already been taken to fulfill a core requirement.

Research requirement

RES 697Research Paper

1 TO 3

Total Credit Hours:3
ENG 690 can be taken more than once.