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Northwest Missouri State University


M.A. in English with English Pedagogy Emphasis

The M.A. with English Pedagogy Emphasis is offered at the Northwest Kansas City Center through ITV and traditional classes.

M.A. degree; 33 hours
Required Courses Hours
Eng 10-698 Problems in Teaching Literature and Composition (a 3-course sequence) 9
Eng 10-610 Introduction to Practical & Theoretical Criticism 3
Eng 10-619 Special Projects in Writing: Guided Portfolio preparation 3
Advised English Electives (pre-determined for each cohort) 18
Total Hours Required 33

If you would like further information, feel free to call Dr. Jenny Rytting at 660.562.1741or email her at rytting@nwmissouri.edu.

Course Rotation Draft for English M.A. - Ed. Emphasis

Cohort I
Summer 2015 Fall 2015
  • 10-530: British Literature 1700-Present: Jane Austen & Politics
  • 10-698: Problems in Teaching:  Action Research Methods
  • 10-530: British Literature 1700-Present: Children in Modern British Literature
  • 10-698: Problems in Teaching: Action Research Project
Spring 2016 Summer 2016
  • 2014 cohort: 10-619: Portfolio preparation
  • 2015 cohort: Class TBD
  • 10-631: Figures & Groups: Tennessee Williams
  • 10-698: Problems in Teaching: Theory
Fall 2016 Spring 2017
  • 10-610: Introduction to Practical and Critical Research
  • 10-520: Early British Lit: Class, Culture, and the Bard—What We’ve Done with Shakespeare
  • 10-631: Figures & Groups: American Transcendentalism
Summer 2017
  • 10-619: Portfolio Preparation
  • Portfolio Defense and graduation

Course Posters

Umbrella Courses
Spring 2015 Summer 2015