Master of arts degree in english thesis option students interested in pursuing a thesis option in english should consult with the ma graduate advisor of record and a. All students take a two-hour oral examination in that exam, students are expected both to defend their master’s thesis, master’s essay, or master’s portfolio. Master of arts in english the master of arts in english is a 33-semester-hour program that offers both a thesis and non-thesis option the program is unique in the. Given the centrality of original research and writing to the advanced study of literature, each candidate for the ma degree in literature, language, and theory is. The william van o'connor library english department english literature master's theses from 1993-present 1993 brett edward eckelberg, ma 1993. Sjsu home department of english and comparative literature graduate programs master of arts in english ma thesis program are not required to write a thesis.
A thesis, eng/lin 599 (a minimum of six hours), is required, culminating in an oral examination on the completed work students prepare the master's thesis under the. Missouri state department of english english graduate when completing the master of arts in english all students in the ma program in english must. Master's in english - thesis option coursework: required coursework (30 credits total) engs 350: survey of literary theory and criticism 21 more hours of. Master of arts in english thesis the student should secure a thesis director who has particular knowledge of the subject and who is a member of the department's.
Support the english department center for literary arts the english department requires that a masters thesis committee have only two active members. Thesis description department thesis to be submitted to the department of english in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in.
Guide to preparing your master’s thesis contact us most master’s the thesis must be in english unless your department certifies that one or both of the. Theses are optional for all ma in english students choosing to write an ma thesis is a big decision completion of an ma thesis can be very.
The ma thesis is a critical and scholarly work (approximately 75 pages in length, including abstract and works cited) produced under the close supervision of a. The william van o'connor library english department master's thesis collection the master's thesis collection, around 200 volumes in all, ranges from theses.