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MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH
RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION TRACK
THESIS PLAN
 
 
MAJOR CURRICULUM - RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION 24 SCH
Rhetoric Requirement
Three courses chosen from*:
ENGL 5330   History of Rhetoric from the Classical Period through the 18th Century
ENGL 5331   History of Rhetoric from the 19th Century to the Present
ENGL 5365   Seminar in Rhetoric  
One course chosen from:
ENGL 5301   Problems in the Teaching of English
ENGL 5353   Grant Writing
ENGL 5360   Advanced Technical Writing
Research and Criticism
One course chosen from:
ENGL 5345   Survey of European Literary Criticism
ENGL 5350   Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism
Literature Studies Requirement
Three courses chosen from:
ENGL 5305   Milton
ENGL 5306   Chaucer
ENGL 5307   Issues in American Literature
ENGL 5308   Problems in English Literature
ENGL 5309   Seminar in Literature and Languages
ENGL 5311   Studies in Medieval Literature
ENGL 5312   Studies in Medieval Literature
ENGL 5313   The Continental Novel
ENGL 5315   Studies in 19th Century American Literature
ENGL 5316   Studies in 20th Century American Literature
ENGL 5328   Studies in 17th Century Literature
ENGL 5345   Survey of European Literary Criticism
   
THESIS1 6 SCH
ENGL 5398 AND 5399 Thesis

TOTAL 30 SCH

*Six hours earned from the South Texas Writing Project Summer Institute may be substituted for six hours in the rhetoric core.

1Students must take and pass a comprehensive examination over all coursework during the last semester of coursework or the semester immediately following in order to be eligible to register for ENGL 5398.

Note: See COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES for information
on the combined BA/MA degree in English.

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