The Graduate Exam in English

The Master's exam in English is given at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. Graduate students in English may take the exam at the beginning of the semester they intend to graduate or during the preceding semester. Click on the links below for a description of the exam and current reading lists.

The Master's Exam: The Basics

Literary Studies Reading List

Language and Literacy Studies Reading List

Professional Writing Reading List