Master of Arts major in Literary and Cultural Studies

The MA major in Literary and Cultural Studies degree is designed to provide high-level instruction to masteral level students who are 1) knowledgeable in theory and skilled in its application; 2) capable of critically analyzing Third World literary and cultural issues; and 3) attuned to the issues in Philippine literary and cultural studies scholarship.
Basic Courses
  • Lit 201    Methods of Literary and Cultural Research
  • Lit 202    Literary Theory and Cultural Studies
  • Lit 261    Survey of Philippine Literatures
Fields of Specialization
  • Lit 222    Cultural Studies: Texts and Textuality
  • Lit 223    Cultural Studies: Texts and Contexts
  • Lit 231    Development of Poetry
  • Lit 241    Development of Drama
  • Lit 251    Development of Fiction
A student may finish after successfully completing the following requirements:
  • 24 units of required courses
  • 6 units of elective courses
  • Comprehensive examinations
  • Thesis writing and oral defense

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