Online Graduate Credits

 

Online English Graduate Courses

Beginning Fall 2018, MU English is offering online graduate courses through Mizzou Online for high school teachers and other qualified students seeking graduate-level credit hours, post-baccalaureate experience, or enrichment in English literature and language.

Schedule of courses:

Summer 2019

The Story of English:  Medieval to Modern, taught by Johanna Kramer (English 7611)

  • History of the English language, explored through literature, with an emphasis on its development from the early Middle Ages through the Early Modern period (ca. 500-ca. 1700)

Studies in Writing: Mindful Writing, taught by Donna Strickland (English 7040)

  • Learn to integrate “mindfulness” practices into the process of writing, including non-sectarian meditation and breath awareness, to help facilitate greater focus and fluency.
Fall 2019

Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, taught by William Kerwin (English 7220)

  • Shakespeare’s plays with some attention to other Renaissance texts
Spring 2020 

Romantic Poetry in England and America, taught by Noah Heringman (English 7100)

  • English and American Romanticism in historical and philosophical context, with an emphasis on poetry

Transatlantic Modernism, taught by Frances Dickey (English 7140)

  • Early 20th-century poetry and fiction from Dublin, London, Paris, New York and other modernist cultural centers
Summer 2020

The Global Novel after 1945, taught by Sheri-Marie Harrison (English 7179)

  • Multinational fiction of the postwar and contemporary eras

Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction, taught by Phong Nguyen (English 7510)

  • An intensive writing workshop in which student stories and related literary texts receive close reading and analysis
Fall 2020

The Story of English: Medieval to Modern, taught by Lee Manion (English 7611)

  • History of the English language, explored through literature, with an emphasis on its development from the early Middle Ages through the Early Modern period (ca. 500-ca. 1700)

Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, taught by William Kerwin (English 7220)

  • Shakespeare’s plays with some attention to other Renaissance texts
Spring 2021

The American Novel to 1900, taught by John Evelev (English 7310)

  • The American novel as an attempt to capture the distinctiveness of American identities and experiences from its rise in the post-revolutionary era to the brink of the 20th century

Transatlantic Modernism, taught by Frances Dickey (English 7140)

  • Early 20th-century poetry and fiction from Dublin, London, Paris, New York and other modernist cultural centers

Create a schedule that meets your needs:

  • Work at home or on the road; no on-campus meetings
  • Courses may be taken in any order
  • Start in August, January, or June
  • Complete 18 credits in 18 months, or take courses at your convenience
  • Not necessary to take all six courses unless seeking to fulfill the 18-credit requirement

Develop key skills and knowledge:

  • Study the classics and experience new authors
  • Deepen your knowledge of the English language and literature in historical and cultural context
  • Learn and apply a variety of critical methods for interpreting literature
  • Develop advanced analytic and writing skills through structured assignments and feedback from experienced doctoral faculty 

Eligibility:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, with some coursework in English or related fields

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Questions?

Contact Mizzou Online with questions about enrollment, tuition, technology, etc.

Contact the director, Frances Dickey (dickeyf@missouri.edu) with questions about curriculum, preparation, etc.