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2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English


English and Creative Writing

Bennet Schaber, Chair
P301-B Campus Center
315-312-2150

Patrick Murphy, Director of Graduate Studies, English
P316 Campus Center
315-312-2616
www.oswego.edu/english

General Information

The Master of Arts degree in English is designed to meet the needs of elementary and secondary teachers seeking permanent certification, people interested in post-secondary teaching, and those contemplating further study of English literature and language at PhD-granting institutions.

Admission

The student intending to work for an MA in English must hold an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Undergraduate work in English is assumed, usually at the level of 24 to 36 credits (eight to twelve 3-credit courses).

Applicants should submit two references (from undergraduate teachers or from present colleagues), a transcript, and may submit scores from the Aptitude and Achievement Tests of the Graduate Record Examination. applicants may also submit a writing sample of approximately 10 to 15 pages.

Programs

Master of Arts