A completed BA degree is a prerequisite for admission to the 40-unit MA program. Degree requirements include the following: 40 units of coursework (10 courses of 4 units each) and one foreign language. Students are advised to take no more than 12 units per semester.
The 10 courses must fulfill the following distribution requirement: one course in British literature before 1750; one in British literature after 1750; one in American literature before 1900; one in American literature after 1900; one other course in British or American literature of any period; and English 370: Introduction to Literary Theory. View Current Course List or Search Course Archive
Language/Research Tool Requirement
MA students must pass one foreign language exam. The School of Arts and Humanities policy on foreign language Research Tools is: fulfillment of requirement by demonstrating competency at translating an approved language into English can only be achieved by passing an approved, written examination. This applies to all SAH students, including native speakers of the language under consideration.