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English

Co-Chairpersons:  Judy Dorn, John Madden
Address:
126 Webster Hall
Phone: 320.308.3061
Email: english@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/english

BA in English - Creative Writing (40 credits) View Details


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.
  • 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.

Program Requirements

At least 37 credits: ENGL 300. Choose one Advanced Writing course: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333. Choose one Cultural Diversity course: ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 414, ENGL 432, ENGL 493. Choose one American Literature course: ENGL 310, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, ENGL 313. Choose one British Literature course: ENGL 321, ENGL 322, ENGL 323, ENGL 325, ENGL 326, ENGL 327, ENGL 328, ENGL 423, ENGL 424. Choose one Theory and Applications course: ENGL 308, ENGL 361, ENGL 402, ENGL 405, ENGL 436, ENGL 334, ENGL 403, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 434, ENGL 437, ENGL 497. Choose three Creative Writing courses from the 300 level and 6-7 credits at the 400 level: ENGL 340, ENGL 341, ENGL 342, ENGL 343, ENGL 344, FS 360, ENGL 440, ENGL 441, ENGL 442, ENGL 443, ENGL 445, up to 4 credits from ENGL 447. At least 8 credits in ENGL must be at the 400 level.

Electives

Up to 3 credits of ENGL courses numbered higher than 201 to reach 40 credits.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 331, ENGL 332, or ENGL 333.


BA in English Studies - General (40 credits) View Details


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

25-30 credits: 6-7 credits: ENGL 300 and choose one course from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, or ENGL 334. 10-11 literature credits: Choose one course from ENGL 203, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 414, ENGL 432, or ENGL 493. Choose one course from ENGL 310, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, or ENGL 313. Choose one course from ENGL 321, ENGL 322, ENGL 323, ENGL 325, ENGL 326, ENGL 327, ENGL 328, ENGL 423, or ENGL 424. 6-8 credits from ENGL 280, ENGL 334, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 434, ENGL 437, ENGL 447, ENGL 453, ENGL 490, or ENGL 497. 3-4 credits from ENGL 308, ENGL 361, ENGL 402, ENGL 405, ENGL 436, or ENGL 464. (At least 8 credits in ENGL must be at the 400 level.)

Electives

10-15 elective credits from any ENGL courses numbered higher than 201, for example ENGL 202, ENGL 205, ENGL 306, CMST 306, ENGL 431, ENGL 436, ENGL 465, ENGL 466, ENGL 469, ENGL 481, or creative writing courses.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, or ENGL 334.


BA in English - Linguistics (40 credits) View Details


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) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • A year of a foreign language may enhance this degree.

Program Requirements

39-43 credits: ENGL 300. Choose one course from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333. 32-36 literature credits: Choose two courses from ENGL 203, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 414, ENGL 432, or ENGL 493. Choose two courses from ENGL 202, ENGL 205, ENGL 321, ENGL 322, ENGL 325, ENGL 424. Choose ENGL 323 or ENGL 423. Choose one course from ENGL 326, ENGL 327, or ENGL 328. Choose ENGL 310 or ENGL 311. Choose ENGL 312 or ENGL 313. Choose two Theory and Applications courses from ENGL 402 (recommended), ENGL 308, ENGL 361, ENGL 405, ENGL 436, ENGL 437, ENGL 334, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 430, ENGL 434, ENGL 464, ENGL 467, or ENGL 497. (At least 8 credits in ENGL must be at the 400 level.)

Electives

Complete 2-6 credits of electives in ENGL numbered higher than 201 to fulfill 45 credits.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 331, ENGL 332, or ENGL 333.


BA in Professional Writing, Media, and Rhetoric (40 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • Students in this major and concentration must declare a minor or take a foreign language.

Program Requirements

27-33 credits: ENGL 300 and ENGL 332. Choose one Theory course: ENGL 308, ENGL 405, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 436. Choose two Advanced Writing courses: ENGL 331, ENGL 333, ENGL 334, ENGL 341. Choose four additional Rhetoric courses, including at least two at the 400 level: ENGL 280, ENGL 306, ENGL 308, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 405, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 434, ENGL 436, ENGL 437, ENGL 497.

Electives

7-13 credits in any ENGL courses numbered higher than 201 to reach 40 credits.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 331, ENGL 332, or ENGL 333.


BA in Professional Communication (45 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

39-42 Credits: PCOM 300, ENGL 403, ENGL 405, MCOM 200, MCOM 203, CMST 300, CMST 341, PHIL 329, PCOM 494; MCOM 300 or ENGL 308 or CMST 441; ENGL 332 or MKTG 333; ENGL 430 or ENGL 434 or ENGL 437 or MCOM 260; CMST 330 or ENGL 432; select one or two of the following: ENGL 497 or MCOM 444 or CMST 444.

Electives

3-6 Credits: Select one of the following: 1. 3-6 credits from ENGL, CMST, or MCOM as approved by advisor. 2. 3 credits from ENGL, CMST, or MCOM as approved by advisor or 3 credits of internship in ENGL 497 or MCOM 444 or CMST 444.

ENGL 332 or MKTG 333.


BES in English Studies (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Program Requirements

36 credits in ENGL above ENGL 201 with consent of BES advisor.



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, ENGL 341, or ENGL 490.


Minor in English Studies (19 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

19 credits: ENGL 300. Choose one course from ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, ENGL 334. Choose one course from ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 302, ENGL 303, ENGL 305, ENGL 307, ENGL 414, ENGL 432, ENGL 493. Choose one course from ENGL 310, ENGL 311, ENGL 312, ENGL 313. Choose one course from ENGL 321, ENGL 322, ENGL 323, ENGL 325, ENGL 326, ENGL 327, ENGL 328, ENGL 423, ENGL 424. Choose one additional ENGL course at the 300 or 400 level if needed to complete 19 credits.



Minor in English - Creative Writing (18-21 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • English majors who elect the creative writing minor may double count 6 credits in English above 201.

Program Requirements

18-21 credits: Choose three courses from ENGL 340, ENGL 341, ENGL 342, ENGL 343, ENGL 344, FS 360; choose two courses from ENGL 441, ENGL 442, ENGL 443, ENGL 444. Choose one ENGL literature course numbered higher than 201.



Minor in Linguistics (16 credits) View Details


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 Writing Studies and Rhetoric (17-20 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

17-20 Credits: Choose two Advanced Writing courses: ENGL 331, ENGL 332, ENGL 333, ENGL 341. Choose three courses from: ENGL 306, ENGL 308, ENGL 334, ENGL 353, ENGL 403, ENGL 405, ENGL 430, ENGL 431, ENGL 432, ENGL 434, ENGL 436, ENGL 437, ENGL 497; or one of MCOM 365 or CMST 411 or CMST 441.







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