English - Domestic Students
For the preparation of college teachers of English, the Department of Literature and Languages offers a Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), a Master of Arts in English, and a PhD in English. For the preparation of high school teachers of English, the department offers the Certificate in TESOL, Master of Arts in English, and a Master of Science in English. In addition, doctoral students may pursue a comprehensive minor in English recommended especially for supervisors of programs in English education.
For the PhD degree, the student may choose to concentrate in either Written Discourse: Theory and Practice (composition, rhetoric, and linguistics) or Critical Literacy (literature, literary theory, and reading). The PhD program stresses both substantive knowledge of the various divisions within the field of English and an extensive introduction to the profession, including classroom teaching, tutoring, and computer-assisted instruction.
Specific requirements and procedures for graduate work and applications for assistantships may be obtained from the Head of the department or the Director of Graduate Studies.
Required Documents for Admission
Application Packet Submission Deadline:
Applications are accepted throughout the year.