​English (BA) + English (MA)

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​The combined Bachelor's + Master's degree programs allow students to complete 12 graduate credit hours while still undergraduates. These 12 graduate credit hours will count toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Students apply to this program in the last quarter of their junior-year status; interested students should meet with the Director of the program earlier in the year. Applicants must be English majors or double majors, have a minimum grade point average of 3.50 in English and 3.30 overall, and have completed a minimum of four English literature courses, two of which must be core classes, and at least one of the four should be at the 300-level. Students in this program take twelve graduate credit hours in their senior year; these graduate courses apply toward both undergraduate and graduate English requirements. For information on applying to this program, please check the English Department BA + MA Combined Degree webpage.