Degree Requirements

The MA program with thesis consists of:

  • 7 credit courses (3 required and 4 elective), amounting to a minimum of 20 credits in total
  • 4 non-credit courses (“Class Management and Teaching Experience,” “Advanced English Writing,” a seminar, and a thesis)

The length of the MA program is 2 years, or 4 semesters.

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • DTES  501 Interdisciplinary Research Methods (3 credits)
  • Elective 1 (3)
  • Elective 2 (3)
  • TEACH 500 Class Management and Teaching Experience (0 credits)

Total: 9 credits

Semester 2

  • DTES 544 Media and Visual Arts Project (3 credits)
  • Elective 3 (3 credits)
  • Elective 4 (3 credits)
  • Elective 5 (3 credits)

Total: 12 credits

Semester 3

  • DTES 595 Thesis (0 credits)
  • DTES 590 Seminar (0 credits)

Semester 4

  • DTES 595  Thesis (0 credits)
  • ENGL 500 Advanced English Writing (0 credits)

General Total: 21 credits