International students must submit scores from the TOEFL iBT, (88 for regular admission and 80 for provisional admission) or from the TOEFL PBT (570 for regular admission and 550 for provisional admission), a sample of scholarly writing, and three recommendations, one of which evaluates proficiency in English.
After 12 hours of graduate work, international students must meet the TOEFL requirement for regular admission.
One course from each category:
- British Literature before 1800
- British Literature after 1800
- American literature before 1870
- American Literature after 1870