Doctor of Philosophy
The English Department offers a generalist program that allows for specialization
in a number of areas, including American Literature; Anglophone Literature; British
Literature; Children's and Young Adult Literature; Folklore; Linguistics; Literary
Theory; Popular Culture and Film; and Rhetoric, Composition, and Pedagogy. Courses
are designed as seminars, and graduate students may expect highly individualized attention
from the graduate faculty.The foreign language requirement may be met by an undergraduate
minor in an appropriate language, approved language courses in the Foreign Language
Department, or a proficiency examination.
*Students may choose to be examined in IV. a. or b. and in XIII. a. or b. only.