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Graduate Course Descriptions

Summer/Fall 2023


All LITERATURE classes are open to students in any English program on a first-come, first-served basis. Register on CatsWeb. Waitlists for Literature courses are managed on CatsWeb. You may add your name to the waitlist if the class is full. If a space opens in a course, the first person on the list will be notified and has 24 hours to register for the course. For details, see the Registrar’s Waitlist information here. Contact with questions.


Only MFA students may enroll in courses offered by the MASTER OF FINE ARTS (MFA) program. MFA students must request MFA courses via an online form, which will be emailed to them by 03/07 Additionally, the following descriptions do not include sections of ENG 5315 (Workshop). These descriptions will be provided to MFA students via email. Contact Bianca Pérez ( with questions.


All RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION classes are open to students in any graduate English program on a first-come, first-served basis. MARC students should register on CatsWeb. Contact Dr. Eric Leake ( with advising or other questions. Non-MARC students should contact Taylor Cortesi ( for permission to enroll.


All courses are open to MATC students, on a first-come, first-served basis. Register on CatsWeb as soon as registration opens to secure your spot. Contact Dr. Chris Dayley ( with advising/degree audit questions. Instructions for non-MATC students: Contact Taylor Cortesi ( to be authorized to add a MATC course. To allow new MATC students to enroll in courses, non-MATC students will be informed of the possibility to take MATC courses a month prior to classes starting in the Fall. Note: MATC courses wait lists are not managed on CatsWeb—they are managed by the MATC Program director and Taylor Cortesi.

If you are not sure about the method of delivery (online, online asynchronous, face-to-face), contact the instructor for the course to confirm.

Registration begins on Monday, March 27th.

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Summer/Fall 2023 Graduate Course Descriptions