2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English

90 credits

Concentration in Applied Linguistics

Admissions suspended. 

Total Credit Hours: 90

Concentration in Literature

Degree requirements

ENG 601Research in English Studies

3

ENG 605Teaching in English Studies

3 TO 9

ENG 607Literary Theory

3

ENG 693Writing in the Profession

3

Students will take ENG 605 for 6 credits. 

3 credits in each of the following areas:

(must include at least 3 credits of American Literature)

Literature to 1700;

Literature 1700-1800;

Literature 1800-1900;

Literature 1900-present.

Total Credit Hours:12

Two courses in Diverse Literatures; International, Ethnic American, Gender, other

Total Credit Hours:6

Directed electives

At least 15 credits of electives in courses chosen in consultation with advisor.

Total Credit Hours:15

Electives

Total Credit Hours:24

Dissertation

DISS 799Doctoral Dissertation

1 TO 24

Total Credit Hours:18

Total Credit Hours: 90

ENG 605 is to be taken once as “Composition” and a second time as “Literature.”

Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition

Core courses

ENG 601Research in English Studies

3

 

ENG 604Teaching with Technology

3

or

ENG 692Writing Technologies

3

 

ENG 688Writing Program Administration

3

or

ENG 689Writing Center Research and Administration

3

 

ENG 693Writing in the Profession

3

ENG 694Classical Rhetoric

3

ENG 699Contemporary Theories of Composition

3

Students must choose either ENG 688 or ENG 689 to fulfill a core requirement.

24 additional credits from

ENG 604Teaching with Technology

3

or

ENG 692Writing Technologies

3

 

ENG 605Teaching in English Studies

3 TO 9

ENG 609Indiana Writing Project

1 TO 9

 

ENG 688Writing Program Administration

3

or

ENG 689Writing Center Research and Administration

3

 

ENG 690Seminar in Composition

3 TO 18

ENG 695Medieval and Early Modern Rhetoric

3

ENG 696Nineteenth-Century Rhetoric

3

ENG 701Independent Study

1 TO 3

ENG 702Directed Study for Comprehensive Exams

3 TO 6

ID 601Teaching Practicum in Higher Education

3

Total Credit Hours:24

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. ENG 690 can only be taken for 3 credits per semester.

Courses from Master’s degree or additional electives

Total Credit Hours:32

Dissertation

DISS 799Doctoral Dissertation

1 TO 24

Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 90

For purpose of advising, enrollment in all graduate courses in the Department of English requires permission of the department.