Graduated Concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies offers a graduate concentration in Medieval Studies which allows students enrolled in Humanities graduate degree programs to acquire an interdisciplinary understanding of their chosen fields. The concentration helps to broaden the student's intellectual vista, exposing him or her to the methodologies, practices, and perspectives of other allied disciplines. In addition, the concentration can provide a powerful advantage to students as they pursue additional studies or professional positions. For more information, click here.
The Graduate Concentration in Women's and Gender Studies provides graduate students the opportunity to integrate the study of women and gender issues into their chosen field of study. The nine graduate level credit hours required include the Feminist Theory course (offered in the fall), the Feminist Epistemologies course (spring semester), and a graduate level course that is cross-listed with Women's and Gender Studies.
This concentration program allows graduate students to pursue an additional, interdisciplinary study of rhetorical theory and writing pedagogy. The concentration requires 12 hours of course work, six in English and six in communication. Students also complete an independent research project (a 25-page paper or equivalent). For full requirements, please consult the Writing Program office.
Certificate in University Teaching Skills
The Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning offers two concentrations for graduate students: the Participation Concentration in University Teaching Skills and the more comprehensive concentration in University Teaching Skills, each of which require a minimum of 2 semesters for completion.
Concentration in Computer-Assisted Instruction
Requires attendance to four CAI presentations (or two CAI presentations and two computer-oriented presentations from the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning) and displayed proficiency in use of the computer lab in writing pedagogy.
Recipient of this concentration has displayed comprehensive knowledge in certain computer applications and has taught seminars on specified applications to faculty, graduate students, and others. For more information, please consult the CAI Lab Director.