Master of Arts major in Literary and Cultural Studies

The M.A. 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 analyzing Third World literary and cultural issues critically; and (3) attuned to the issues in Philippine literary and cultural studies scholarship.
Required Courses
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
Degree Requirements
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