IONA

MA in English


Areas of Study

Courses

Credits

Foundations of Language and Literature

ENG 600-ENG 729
Linguistics and the History of the English Language, Chaucer, Studies in Shakespeare, Further Studies in Shakespeare, Sixteenth Century Literature, Comparative Literature: The Literature of the Continental and the English Renaissance (2 courses)

6

Classic Periods

ENG 730-ENG 762 (17th Century, 18th Century, Romantics, Victorians, 19th Century Novel) (2 courses)

6

American and Modern Literature

ENG 764-ENG 896 (19th Century American, 20th Century American Fiction, Contemporary American Fiction, Modern American Poetry, Modern British Poetry, 20th Century English Novel, Modern Theater, Contemporary Theater, Irish Literature) (2 courses)

6

Electives in English

ENG 610-ENG 999 (4 courses)

12


Further Requirements:

Option A

MA Thesis ENG 981

3 or 6

Option B

Two additional courses and a special research project linked to one of the final courses taken in the program

6

Total

 

33 or 36

Foreign language requirement may be satisfied by a course or by an exam.
A candidate may elect a maximum of 12 summer credits.