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MA in Literature
Course Description

ENG 200
Writing and Research for Graduate Students in English

This course is designed to help MA and MFA students become skilled writers of seminar papers, conference papers, reviews, abstracts, proposals, and long critical essays, all forms of writing required for an advanced degree in English. For each genre and mode, students will study and practice its constituent parts: research, analysis, summary, close reading, integration of evidence, citations, development of a sustained argument, and dialogue with a community of scholars. Students are welcome to work on content from other courses, theses, and personal projects.

Course Credit:

Kara Wittman

Students looking specifically for work on style and syntax should consider taking ENG 207, Artful Prose: Grammar and Style for Writers.
Limit sixteen students.
Open to graduate students only.

Last Updated: 9/21/17