Master's Essay or Project
Students are required to complete a Master's Essay or Project and a final oral examination based on that essay or project. It should not exceed 10,000 words (or the equivalent in digital, editorial, or bibliographical components), plus notes and bibliography. This essay or project will normally be a revised and extended version of a paper or project prepared for one of the student's courses.
- Students entering the program effective September 2009, and students doing a concentration in Literatures of the West Coast, will complete a Master's Essay or Project (not to exceed 10,000 words) worth 4.5 units. All other students who entered the program prior to September 2009 will complete a Master's Essay (not to exceed 6,500 words) worth 3 units.
Grading: INP, COM, N, F.