C.G.S. in Literature

Admission Requirements

  • A completed graduate application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in 24 credit hours of upper-level courses in English language and literature.
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least two from English professors.
  • An interview.

Course Requirements

Course No. Course Title Credits
ENGL 501Introduction to Graduate Study3
Twelve additional credit hours from
ENGL 521Topics in Cultural Studies3
ENGL 523Topics in Ethnic American and/or African American Literatures3
ENGL 524Topics in Postcolonial Literatures3
ENGL 525Topics in Genre3
ENGL 530Topics in British Literature before 16603
ENGL 531Topics in British Literature from 1660 to 19003
ENGL 532Topics in British Literature since 19003
ENGL 540Topics in American Literature before 19003
ENGL 541Topics in American Literature since 19003

Total Credit Hours


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