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2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    
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Master of Arts in Children's Literature (CHL)


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Adviser: Annette Wannamaker, PhD.
603L Pray Harrold
734.487.0148
awannamak@emich.edu

Objectives
The M.A. in children’s literature is designed to provide master’s level competency in all major areas of children’s literature, including folklore, mythology, literary theory, illustrated texts and multicultural children’s literature.

The degree is an appropriate choice for candidates who anticipate teaching on the elementary, middle, or junior high school levels, as well as special education teachers, reading specialists, librarians, authors and editors of children’s books. It also provides preparation for college teachers of children’s literature and for those who anticipate undertaking doctoral studies.

Program Requirements
A candidate completes a major of 21 hours in the department’s courses in children’s literature.

Elective Courses: 0-9 hours


Select additional children’s literature courses from the above list or appropriate courses in literature, writing, linguistics or thesis.

Cognate Courses: 0-6 hours


Select in consultation with the program coordinator.

Program Total 30 hours


M.A. Examination


During the semester before graduation, a candidate is required to pass a written examination in children’s literature covering a broad spectrum of periods, genres and critical theory. A new list of works is posted each September.

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