MA Course Offerings 

Special Topics Courses

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  • ENG 539 Studies in World Literature
  • ENG 582 Studies in Literature 
  • ENG 583 Studies in Rhetoric and Composition
  • ENG 584 Studies in Linguistics
  • ENG 585 Studies in Film
  • ENG 586 Studies in Theory
  • ENG 587 Interdisciplinary Studies in English
  • ENG 590 Studies in Creative Writing
  • ENG 591 Studies in National Cinemas
  • ENG 592 Special Topics in Film and Styles and Genres

Courses in British Literature Before 1660

  • ENG 509 Old English Literature
  • ENG 510 Middle English Literature
  • ENG 529 16th Century Nondramatic Literature
  • ENG 530 17th Century Nondramatic Literature
  • ENG 551 Chaucer
  • ENG 558 Studies in Shakespeare
  • ENG 561 Milton
  • ENG 578 English Drama - 1580-1642
  • ENG 582 Studies in Literature (when topic applies)

Courses in British Literature After 1660

  • ENG 550 English Romantic Period
  • ENG 560 Victorian Poetry and Prose Nonfiction
  • ENG 562 18th Century English Literature
  • ENG 563 18th Century English Novel
  • ENG 564 Victorian Novel
  • ENG 570 20th Century British Prose
  • ENG 571 20th Century British Poetry
  • ENG 572 20th Century British Drama
  • ENG 579 Restoration and 18th Century Drama
  • ENG 582 Studies in Literature (when topic applies)

Courses in American Literature

  • ENG 531 American Colonial Literature
  • ENG 548 African American Literature
  • ENG 555 American Romantic Period
  • ENG 565 American Realism and Naturalism
  • ENG 573 Modern American Drama
  • ENG 575 Southern Writers
  • ENG 576 20th Century American Poetry
  • ENG 577 20th Century American Prose
  • ENG 580 Literary Postmodernism
  • ENG 582 Studies in Literature (when topic applies)

Courses in World Literature

  • ENG 539 Studies in World Literature
  • ENG 549 Modern African Literature

Courses in Literary Theory

  • ENG 532 Narrative Analysis
  • ENG 540 History of Literary Criticism
  • ENG 541 Contemporary Literary Theory
  • ENG 580 Literary Postmodernism
  • ENG 582 Studies in Literature (when topic applies)
  • ENG 586 Studies in Theory

Courses in Linguistics

  • ENG 523 Language Variation Research Seminar
  • ENG 524 Introduction to Linguistics
  • ENG 525 Variety in Language
  • ENG 526 History of the English Language
  • ENG 527 Discourse Analysis
  • ENG 528 Sociophonetics
  • ENG 533 Bilingualism and Language Contact
  • ENG 534 Quantitative Analysis in Sociolinguistics
  • ENG 584 Studies in Linguistics (rotating special topics)

Courses in Rhetoric and Composition

  • ENG 511 Theory and Research in Composition
  • ENG 513 Empirical Research in Composition
  • ENG 514 History of Rhetoric
  • ENG 515 Rhetoric of Science and Technology
  • ENG 516 Rhetorical Criticism: Theory and Practice
  • ENG 583 Studies in Rhetoric and Composition (rotating special topics)