English Language and Literature, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Advance to Candidacy: In addition to the course requirements below, students must pass a qualifying examination in their areas of specialization and demonstrate, through examination or coursework, evidence of reading competence in a foreign language related to their areas of specialization.
Post-Candidacy: Students must complete at least 12 credits of ENGL899 Doctoral Dissertation Research as well as successfully defend and submit an original dissertation.
A minimum of 36 credits of coursework is required for students entering the doctoral program without an M.A. A minimum of 27 credits of coursework is required for students entering the doctoral program with an M.A.
|ENGL601||Literary Research and Critical Contexts||3|
|ENGL602||Critical Theory and Literary Criticism||3|
|ENGL611||Approaches to College Composition||3|
|Select five 700-level seminars||15|
|Select four additional courses 600-700 level||12|
|Reading knowledge of one language other than English|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|ENGL899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|