Online-Hybrid MA - English MA - CCSU
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Online-Hybrid MA

The Online-Hybrid Track for Teachers is designed to appeal to current teachers, those who plan to seek a teaching certification, or anyone seeking engagement with literary works that are regarded as “canonical” or otherwise influential in American culture.  Through discussion, secondary criticism, oral presentations, and written essays, the courses seek to deepen students’ knowledge of texts taught frequently in secondary schools. In addition, students augment their skills in close reading and critical argument, and they explore the literary-historical and cultural issues involved in canon formation.  Electives offer opportunity to focus on a particular genre, historical period, or method, and the special project involves research and explication of a critical controversy surrounding an identified literary text or group of texts.

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Curriculum

Required Courses

ENG 509
American Canons and Cultures
3 credits
ENG 510
British Canons and Cultures
3 credits
ENG 511
World Canons and Cultures
3 credits
ENG 598
Research in English
3 credits
ENG 595
Special Project: Critical Case Study
3 credits

15 credits of English electives at the 400 and 500 levels, with no more than 6 credits at the 400 level, as approved by the faculty advisor.

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