English - Master of Arts (M.A.) - Ecocriticism

Master of Arts (M.A.) - English - Ecocriticism

College of Humanities and Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The option is for students interested in how literature shapes our understanding of the environment and vice-versa.

  • The option is designed to prepare students who intend to pursue Ph.D. work in Literature and the Environment and/or to assist those who wish to incorporate a concern for ecological and social justice issues within their pedagogy.

Summary

Course Requirements and Seminars

30

Thesis

6

Total Hours

36


Course Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LIT 422

Ecocritical Theory & Practice

3

LIT 502

Special Topics in Ecocriticism

3

LIT 520

Seminar in British Literature

3

LIT 521

Seminar in American Literature

3

LIT 522

Seminar in Comparative Literature

3

LIT 524

Nature, Language and Politics

3

LIT 599

Thesis

6

At least four additional upper-division courses (another seminar, 400-level UG LIT classes, WRIT 540, Independent Study coursework, coursework in other programs). 

12

Total Hours

36

Minimum Required Grade: C