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ENGL 998. Investigation and Conference: _____. 1-6 Hours.

Individual work in (a) language, (b) literature, (c) composition, or (d) the teaching of English, by properly qualified graduate students under the direction of appropriate members of the Graduate Faculty as assigned by the Graduate Director. Limited to 6 hours of credit toward the M.A. or Ph.D. degree; only on three-hour enrollment may substitute for a formal course in satisfying a field distribution requirement. Normally offered for only up to three credit hours in any one enrollment. Permission of the supervising faculty member and of the Graduate Director required for enrollment. RSH.

Master of Arts in English

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/english/ma/

Why study English language and literature? Because reading and writing shape the world. The M.A. in Literature and the M.A. in Literature & Literary Theory provide students with a broad knowledge of literatures in English across a range of time periods, as well as an introduction to the basic concepts and methods of the discipline. This program has special strengths in ecocriticism and posthuman studies, African American & African diaspora literatures, nineteenth-century U.S. literature, science fiction & fantasy, and Victorian literature. The M.A. in Rhetoric & Composition provides students with a broad knowledge of writing and the teaching of writing, including the study of composing across multiple genres, media and situations. This program has special strengths in genre and language theory, multimodality and digital rhetorics, public rhetoric, and writing pedagogy. The M.A. in English Language Studies provides students with a broad introduction to empirical approaches to the study of the English language. This program has special strengths in historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis.

Doctor of Philosophy in English

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/english/phd/

Why study English language and literature? Because reading and writing shape the world. The Ph.D. degree offers the opportunity for advanced and concentrated research to students who hold an M.A. degree in English or a related field, from KU or elsewhere. Our Literature and Literary Theory program has special strengths in ecocriticism and posthuman studies, African American & African diaspora literatures, nineteenth-century U.S. literature, science and technology studies, and Victorian literature. Our Rhetoric & Composition program has special strengths in genre and language theory, public and professional discourses, multimodality and digital rhetorics, translingualism, writing pedagogy, and global writing research. Our English Language Studies program has special strengths in historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis. Our Creative Writing program has special strengths in the novel, environmental writing, drama, mixed-genre work, and short story collections. All of our programs boast distinguished and award-winning faculty with notable research publications and a deep foundation in their areas of specialization.

Accelerated Master of Arts in English

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/english/ama/

...ENGL courses count toward major requirements except ENGL...the Graduate Director. A 998 (Directed Reading) directly...