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major: English

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) 2023-2024


ENG4013 Approach to Lit Interpretation (3 Credits)

At least 18 credits, including ENG4013, in English or related field with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Major Requirements (6 credits)

A minimum of 33 semester hours are required for the degree. A maximum of 12 of those credits (4 courses) may be taken at the 5000-level. All students must apply for graduation during registration for the last semester of courses at UNF. Deadlines are available online.

COMPLETE the following 2 courses:
LIT6246 Major Authors (3 credits)
ENG6019 Contemporary Literacy Criticism & Theory (3 credits)

Major Electives (27 credits)

There are 5 basic requirements among electives:
One course must be "early" according to below definition.
One course must be "late" according to below definition.
One course must be American literature (AML 5XXX or AML 6XXX).
One course must be British literature (ENL 5000 or 6000 -level).
One course must be World/global or international in scope (LIT5000- or LIT 6000- level).

An "early" American literature course has a pre-1865 focus.
A "late" American literature course has a post- 1865 focus.
An "early" British literature course has a pre-1800 focus.
A "late" British literature course has a post-1800 focus.

The graduate coordinator may substitute one film course (or equivalent), such as FIL5934 for one of these requirements. Course descriptions for international offerings will clarify whether the course counts as "early" or "late".

Note: a single course may go toward satisfying more than one requirement. For example, a LIT6246 Major Authors course on Toni Morrison would satisfy 3 criteria: the one Major Authors requirement, one of the two "later" requirements, and one of the two American requirements.

Students may choose among open electives until they meet the 33-credit requirement of the degree. Students may select from the following list:
AML 6506 Studies in Early American Literature (3 credits)
AML 6507 Studies in Later American Literature (3 credits)
CRW 5935 Special Topics in Creative Writing (3 credits)
CRW6905 Creative Writing Independent Study (3 credits)
CRW 6925 Graduate Creative Writing Workshop (3 credits)
ENC 5226 Technical Writing (3 credits)
ENC 5235 Grant Writing (3 credits)
ENC 5935 Special Topics in Composition and Rhetoric (3 credits)
ENC 6700 Studies in Composition Theory (3 credits)
ENC 6942 Teaching Practicum in the Writing Classroom (3 credits)
ENC 6721 Studies in Composition Research (3 credits)
ENC 6905 Rhetoric and Composition Independent Study (3 credits)
ENG 5945 Graduate Internship (3 credits)
ENL 6502 Studies in Early British Literature (3 credits)
ENL 6509 Studies in Later British Literature (3 credits)
FIL 5305: Documentary Workshop (3 credits)
FIL 5377: Advanced Documentary Production (3 credits)
FIL 5934 Special Topics in Film (3 credits)
FIL 6905 Film Independent Study(3 credits)
FIL 6930 Advanced Topics in Film (3 credits)
LIT 5934 Topics in Literature (3 credits)
LIT 6855 Topics in Cultural Studies (3 credits)
LIT 6905 Directed Independent Study (3 credits)
LIT 6934 ST: Literature (3 credits)
LIT 6941 Practicum: Teaching Literature (3 credits)