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Research and Criticism Requirement (RCR)
Required courses (choose one):
ENGL 5381 - Survey of European Literary Criticism or 3 SCH
ENGL 5382 - Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism  
Methodology Requirement (MR)1
Required courses (choose one):
ENGL 5300 - Introduction to the Profession or 3 SCH
ENGL 5301 - Teaching Rhetoric and Composition  
Literature Requirement (LR)2
Select one course from each of the following fields and periods:
LR1 English Literature to 1700 12 SCH
LR2 English Literature from 1700 to Present  
LR3 American Literature to 1900  
American Literature from 1900 to Present
Electives (E) 6 SCH
Students may choose any two graduate-level English courses.  
ENGL 5398 - Thesis: Proposal and Research  
ENGL 5399 - Thesis: Composition and Defense4  
30 SCH

All Masters canididates who will be teaching freshman composition must register for ENGL 5301 prior to taking a teaching assignment.
2Selection of courses must be approved by he student's graduate advisor before registration.
3Students must have completed all 18 hours of coursework in order to be eligible to register for ENGL 5398 while co-registering for final last 3 of 6 hours of coursework (if needed) or have consent of thesis director.
4Student must have completed ENGL 5398 and register for final 3 hours of coursework (if needed) to register for Thesis II or have consent of instructor.
Note: See COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES for information on the combined BA/MA degree in English.

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