Joint Master of Arts in English and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Professor Ramie Targoff

  • The English department offers a joint Master of Arts degree program that integrates the study of women, gender, and sexuality with the English department course of study. Students may explore a variety of topics and critical approaches, including feminism, masculinity studies, LGBTI/queer, queer race, and queer diaspora and postcolonial studies.

    Students will be expected to complete the course work in three semesters, and may take another semester to complete a master's project. This joint program may be a terminal degree or may be earned as part of the PhD program. The joint MA is for full-time students only.

    Requirements include the completion of eight courses to be distributed as follows:

    Also required is the submission of a research paper of professional quality and length (normally 25-40 pages) on a topic related to the joint degree.

    For a detailed list of requirements, see the University Bulletin.