University Catalog

English

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BA in English - Creative Writing (39-43 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • BA English Majors (except for those enrolled in the 45-credit Literature concentration) must elect a minor program of study or must complete one year of a foreign language.

Program Requirements

Introduction: ENGL 300 (3 credits) Advanced writing: Select one from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits) Historical and Cultural Perspectives: (9-11 credits) May also be met through an appropriate ENGL 481. At least one: ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493. American contexts: one from ENGL 310 - ENGL 313. British contexts: one from ENGL 321 - ENGL 328, ENGL 424. Creative Writing: Select 17-19 credits from the following list. At least two courses must be at the 400 level. ENGL 340, ENGL 341 [4 credits], ENGL 342 [4 credits], ENGL 343, ENGL 344 (or FS 360), ENGL 440, ENGL 441, ENGL 442, ENGL 443, ENGL 445, ENGL 447, ENGL 448.  The 340-level courses are prerequisites for the 440-level courses in the same genre and cannot be taken concurrently with the 440-level courses. Theory and applications: Select at least one: (3-4 credits Theory surveys: ENGL 402, ENGL 433. Applications: ENGL 403, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 497 (Internship) Linguistics: ENGL 361. Senior Capstone: ENGL 490 (3 credits)



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 490 for the creative writing concentration.


BA in English Studies - General (40 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • BA English Majors (except for those enrolled in the 45-credit Literature concentration) must elect a minor program of study or must complete one year of a foreign language.

Program Requirements

Introduction: English 300 (3 credits) Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits) Advanced study requirement: at least two courses in addition to ENGL 490 must be taken at the 400 level. Historical and Cultural Perspectives: (11 credits) At least one from: ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493. American contexts: one from ENGL 310-313. British contexts: one from ENGL 321-322, ENGL 325-328. Theory and applications: Select at least one from any of these categories: (3-4 credits) Theory surveys: ENGL 402, ENGL 433. Applications: ENGL 403, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 497 (Internship). Linguistics: ENGL 361, ENGL 465, ENGL 466. Senior capstone/UDW: 490 (3 credits).

Electives

To complete the 40 required credits, take 15-16 additional credits in any creative writing, linguistics, literature, and writing courses numbered higher than 201. Students may designate a program concentration: In applying for the English major, students may elect a concentration, to be recorded on official transcripts.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 490 for the general concentration.


BA in English - Linguistics (40 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • BA English Majors (except for those enrolled in the 45-credit Literature concentration) must elect a minor program of study or must complete one year of a foreign language.

Program Requirements

Introductory course: English 361 (4 credits) Linguistics (4 courses, 12 credits) ENGL 464, ENGL 465, ENGL 466, ENGL 469 (may be repeated), ENGL 473. Select one option (9-12 credits) Applied Linguistics option: ENGL 461, ENGL 462, ENGL 463, ENGL 467, ENGL 468. English option: Three or four other courses in English. Cognates (0-9 credits): ANTH 360; ED 457, ED 458; CSD 220, CSD 324; PHIL 251 or PHIL 252, PHIL 303 or PHIL 460. Study Abroad (0-12 credits in consultation with advisor). Departmental electives (0-6 credits): any English courses above 201 to complete 40 credits. Capstone (3-4 credits): ENGL 477, ENGL 478, ENGL 490 (UDW).



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing one of the following courses: ENGL 464, ENGL 465, ENGL 466, ENGL 469, ENGL 473 or ENGL 490.


BA in English - Literature (45 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Program Requirements

Introduction: English 300 (3 credits) Advanced writing, Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced study requirement: In addition to ENGL 490, at least three courses (9 credits) must be at the 400 level. Historical and cultural perspectives in literature (no double counting between categories allowed; appropriate ENGL 481 topics courses may also meet these requirements): At least two from: ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493 (6 credits) British and classic European literature: (12-15 credits) British and classic European literature: (12-15 credits) Early (two courses): ENGL 202, ENGL 205, ENGL 321, ENGL 322, ENGL 325, ENGL 424 (6-8 credits) Late (one course): ENGL 326, ENGL 327, ENGL 328 (4 credits) Shakespeare: ENGL 323 or ENGL 423 (3 credits) American literature (8 credits) Early (one course): ENGL 310 or ENGL 311. Late (one course): 312 or 313. Theory and applications: Select at least one from any of these groups: (3-4 credits) Theory surveys: ENGL 402, ENGL 433. Applications: ENGL 403, ENGL 431, ENGL 497 (Internship). Linguistics: ENGL 361, ENGL 465, ENGL 466. Senior Capstone/UDW: ENGL 490 (3 credits).

Electives

3-8 credits in English to complete 45 credit minimum.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 490.


BA in English - Rhetoric and Writing (41 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • Students in this major and concentration must declare a minor.

Program Requirements

Core (14 credits): ENGL 300 (3 credits), ENGL 308 (4 credits), ENGL 433 or ENGL 497 (4 credits), ENGL 490 (3 credits/UDW). Advanced writing (8 credits, Select two): ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, ENGL 341 (8 credits) Rhetoric and Writing Electives (16 credits): Select at least four additional courses from the following that are not already counted toward the concentration core or the advanced writing requirement: ENGL 306, ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, ENGL 335, ENGL 341, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 405, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 433, ENGL 434, ENGL 497 Electives (one course, 1-4 credits): Select one additional English course above 201 to complete 41 credits. Students electing the Rhetoric and Writing concentration are strongly encouraged to pursue a minor rather than a foreign language unless the foreign language directly ties to the student's program of study.



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 490.


BES in English Studies (40 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • Requirements for the Bachelor of Elective Studies major and minor are the same as the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts major and minor.

Program Requirements

Introduction: English 300 (3 credits) Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits)Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits) .Advanced writing: Select one: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 (4 credits). Advanced study requirement: at least two courses in addition to ENGL 490 must be taken at the 400 level. Historical and Cultural Perspectives (11 credits): At least one from: ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493. American contexts: one from ENGL 310-313. British contexts: one from ENGL 321-322, ENGL 325-328. Theory and applications: Select at least one from any of these categories (3-4 credits): Theory surveys: ENGL 402, ENGL 433. Applications: ENGL 403, ENGL 431, ENGL 497 (Internship). Linguistics: ENGL 361, ENGL 465, ENGL 466. Senior capstone/UDW: 490 (3 credits). To complete the 40 required credits, take 15-16 additional credits in any creative writing, linguistics, literature, and writing courses numbered higher than 201. Students may designate a program concentration: In applying for the English major, students may elect an concentration/concentration, to be recorded on official transcripts. This major and concentration require either one year in a single foreign language OR a minor.



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 490 for the concentration.


Minor in English Studies Minor (18-22 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Introduction (one course, 3 credits): ENGL 300. British Literature (one course, 3-4 credits): Select one course from among the following: the ENGL 320 group (321-328), the ENGL 420 group, or ENGL 481 if British. American Literature (one course, 4 credits): Select one from ENGL 310, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, ENGL 313 or ENGL 481 if American topic. Multicultural, Global, and Gender Perspectives (one course, 3-4 credits; double counting of a liberal education course is possible): Select one course from ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493 or ENGL 481 if appropriate. Writing (one course, 4 credits): Select one course from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, or ENGL 333.

Electives

One course course at the 300-400 level, 2-4 Credits.

Minor in English - Creative Writing (BA) (19-21 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

English majors who elect the creative writing minor may double count 6 credits in English above 201. Creative Writing 340 Group (three courses, 10-11 Credits): Select three courses from among ENGL 340, ENGL 341, ENGL 342, ENGL 343, ENGL 344 (or FS 360). Advanced Creative Writing Group (two courses, 6 credits): Select two courses from among ENGL 440, ENGL 441, ENGL 442, or ENGL 443. Literature (one course, 3-4 credits): Select any literature course above 201.



Minor in Linguistics (16 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Introduction (4 Cr.): ENGL 361. Core (9 Cr.): ENGL 464, ENGL 465, ENGL 473.

Electives

3 credits: ENGL 466 or ENGL 469.

Minor in Rhetoric and Writing (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Advanced Applications in Theory and Practice (one course, 4 credits): ENGL 308. Advanced Writing Courses (two courses, 8 credits): ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333 or ENGL 341.

Electives

Specialized Studies Electives (two courses, 6-8 credits): Select at least two additional courses from the following: ENGL 306, ENGL 335, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 405, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 433, ENGL 434, or ENGL 497. Students majoring or minoring in COMM or CMST may double-count COMM 352, CMST 411, or CMST 441 for one course.

Minor in English - Creative Writing (BES) (19-21 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

English majors who elect the creative writing minor may double count 6 credits in English above 201. Creative Writing 340 Group (three courses, 10-11 credits): Select three courses from among ENGL 340, ENGL 341, ENGL 342, ENGL 343, ENGL 344 (or FS 360). Advanced Creative Writing Group (two courses, 6 credits): Select two courses from among ENGL 441, ENGL 442, ENGL 443, or ENGL 444. Literature (one course, 3-4 credits): Select any literature course above 201.



Minor in English-BES (16 - 22 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Introduction (one course, 3 credits): ENGL 300. British Literature (one course, 3-4 credits): Select one course from among the following: the ENGL 320 group (321-328), the ENGL 420 group, or ENGL 481 if British. American Literature (one course, 4 credits): Select one from ENGL 310, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, ENGL 313 or ENGL 481 if American topic. Multicultural, Global, and Gender Perspectives (one course, 3-4 credits; double counting of a liberal education course is possible): Select one course from ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 307, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317, ENGL 414, ENGL 493 or ENGL 481 if appropriate. Writing (one course, 4 credits): Select one course from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, or ENGL 333.

Electives

One course course at the 300-400 level, 2 - 4 Credits.

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