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Current and Upcoming Courses

Students in Library

The courses in the M.A. are designed for various purposes. Gateway courses are meant to introduce or re-introduce you to literary criticism, graduate research, and literary history. Seminars are advanced courses in literature, writing, and special topics. Practica give selected students valuable experience in teaching and editing. Other enriching electives are offered in the History of the English Language and Studies Abroad.

Summer 2015 Courses:

ENG 5830
Readings in American Literature: Faulkner

ENG 6200
Creative Writing Seminar: The Novel - Plot and Point of View

Fall 2015 Courses:

ENG 5000
Practical Literary Criticism

ENG 5810
Readings in British Lit I

ENG 6000
Double Author Seminar - Angelic (Post)Modernism: The Poetry of R.M. Rilke and the Fiction of Don DeLillo

ENG 6100
Genre Seminar: Writing and Trauma

"I consider my masters work at Belmont the most rewarding part of my graduate studies in English Literature. As a member of graduate faculty myself now, I try my best to emulate the exceptional instructional and mentoring practices of my professors at Belmont.”

 -Masood Raja, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English, Kent State University

Because "it's never too late to be what you might have been." - George Eliot