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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

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

Cohort I
Summer 2012 Fall 2012
  • 10-698 Problems in Teaching: 21st Century Literacies & 21st Century Classrooms (Tom Smith)
  • 10-631: Figures & Groups: Tennessee Williams & His Influence (Loomis)
  • 10-540 Multicultural +World Literature: The Harlem Renaissance (Michael Hobbs)
  • 10-620 Introduction to Practical & Critical Research (Ildi Olacz?)
Spring 2013 Summer 2013
  • 10-631: Figures & Groups: Medieval Women Visionaries (Jenny Rytting)
  • 10-501 Writing, Language & Pedagogy: Competing Compositions & Teaching Writing in a Democracy (Smith)
  • 10-520 Early British Literature:  Stage, Page & Reality: Shakespeare’s History Plays (Chandler)
  • 10-698 Problems in Teaching: Action Research (Smith)
Fall 2013 Spring 2014
  • 10-640 Seminar in Genre: American Naturalism (Black)
  • 10-698: Problems in Teaching: Teaching Literature by Teaching Writing (Sonnenmoser)
  • 10-530 Studies in Brit. Lit. 1700-Present: Setting in Victorian Fiction (Olasz)
  • 10-619: Special Project:  Research & Writing Portfolio Paper (Smith & others as advisors)
Summer 2014
  • Portfolio Defense & Graduation
  • (New Cohort Begins)

Course Posters

Umbrella Courses
Spring 2013