The courses offered in the Composition and Literature MA at IUP prepare students to excel in a variety of career choices, particularly teaching at the community-college level, or doctoral work. All classes in the Composition and Literature MA are offered in a traditional course format.
Below are the required courses for the Composition and Literature MA:
ENGL 632: Composition Theory and
PracticeENGL 674: Research Trends in EnglishENGL 676: Critical Approaches to
ENGL 518: Adolescent LiteratureENGL 614: Critical PedagogyENGL 730: Teaching WritingENGL 757: Digital Composition, Literature, and Pedagogy ENGL 760: Teaching College Literature
ENGL 757: Digital Composition, Literature, and PedagogyENGL 760: Teaching College LiteratureENGL 761: Topics in American Literature Before 1870ENGL 762: Topics in American Literature After 1870ENGL 763: Topics in British Literature Before 1660ENGL 764: Topics in British Literature After 1660ENGL 765: Topics in Literature as GenreENGL 766: Topics in Comparative LiteratureENGL 771: Topics in Postmodern LiteratureENGL 772: Topics in Women’s LiteratureENGL 773: Topics in American or British Minority Literature
ENGL 614: Critical PedagogyENGL 705: Language and Social Context ENGL 730: Teaching WritingENGL 705: Language and Social Context ENGL 734: Linguistics and the English TeacherENGL 742: Cross-Cultural CommunicationENGL 754: World Englishes in Composition and Applied LinguisticsENGL 767: Research on Writing Centers and Writing Program Administration
ENGL 753: Literature as a Profession ORENGL 698: Internship (for Ed option)
ENGL 795: Thesis
For general English course descriptions, please review the
Graduate Catalog. For other related program information, please consult the
Composition and Literature MA Handbook.
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