Exam Policies and Reading Lists


Graduate Exam Policy


MA Comprehensive/Ph.D Qualifying Exam Reading List

Students who began the M.A. program before academic year 2017-18 have the option of satisfying degree requirements by taking 36 hours of English graduate-level coursework and passing the Comprehensive Examination. Students admitted thereafter will not have the option of the comprehensive exam; they will either complete a thesis or a portfolio according to the terms listed at the link for M.A. Degree Requirements.

Ph.D. Preliminary Exam Reading Lists