Course Descriptions

Below are the English graduate course offerings for recent and upcoming semesters. You will enroll by contacting the Graduate Secretary, Jeanne Berry; do not enroll online through MyBGSU (courses will be listed as closed/full in the online enrollment system; they often still have spaces available). See the course description PDFs below for course descriptions, and visit this PDF for enrollment instructions.

To register for a course or courses, please contact our Graduate Secretary Jeanne Berry at with the following information:

  • Your name;
  • Your BGSU ID #;
  • Your BGSU email address;
  • Your degree program (e.g., MA specialization in English Teaching, MA specialization in Professional Writing and Rhetoric, MA in English individualized, or non-degree student);
  • The number of courses in which you wish to be enrolled for the specific semester (e.g., 2 courses in Spring 2016);
  • The course information for each course in which you wish to be enrolled, including 5-digit course ID (e.g., ENG 6000 Advanced English Studies #12345). Please rank your courses in order of preference, and please include alternates in case one of your choices is already fully enrolled.