Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

English

Address:

John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States

Phone:

828-262-2130

Fax:

828-262-2709

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

English

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA English program's goals are to accomplish the following objectives: ¦To produce scholars/practitioners who appreciate language and literature and who practice research ¦To foster a well-rounded knowledge of British, American, and World literature and of the various genres, as opposed to narrow, specialized knowledge of any one period or genre ¦To instill a basic understanding of the distinguishing features of the various literary periods and both cononical and non-cononical writers in those periods ¦To expect students to master the skills of perceptive, analytical reading and of writing sound expository prose ¦To conduct graduate classes in such a manner that, in addition to mastering the content of courses, students gain skills for independent research and study ¦To serve as role models for our students in communicating appreciation for and knowledge of literature, encouraging good language habits, and generally functioning as effective teachers of English ¦To aid students in developing appropriate professional values and positive, healthy attitudes about our field and the teaching profession

Accreditation:

Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). (MA English Education only)

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 6657 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town