MA in Composition Studies

The Composition Studies Concentration is designed to prepare instructors and practitioners of composition. The program includes courses in:

  • Composition history and theory
  • Studies of specific theorists
  • Applications to writing, editing, and collaboration

Courses in the program emphasize:

  • Writing and editing to achieve specific purposes and address specific audiences
  • Using writing as a tool for learning
  • Working collaboratively to solve problems
  • Evaluating the findings of empirical research in composition studies
  • Applying contemporary theory to the teaching of composition

Learn More:
Video Introduction to Composition and Professional Writing Concentration 

For more information about the MA in Composition Studies program requirements, visit the 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog - English, (MA).