English majors and minors may choose from a variety of programs.
Bachelor of Arts - English
|English - 42-43 Credits Requirements: ENGL 125, 225, 345, 460, and one credit of 495 Independent Study: Capstone Paper. The remaining courses in the major should be selected in relationship to one of the following concentrations:|
This concentration is recommended for those planning to do graduate work in English or for those planning professional careers that demand a broad liberal arts background. In addition to the core requirements of the major, students must take ENGL450,
Breadth Component - 12 Credits Diversity Component- 6 credits
and 11-12 additional credits from Department of English offerings (excluding ENGL115, 117 and 215).
This concentration is suitable for those planning professional careers as writers or those particularly interested in the teaching of writing. Students selecting this concentration are encouraged to select a second major or minor that will enhance future employment. In addition to the core courses required in the major, students must take ENGL438;
ENGL430 (with writing content)
and six additional credits from Department of English offerings (excluding 115, 117 and 215) or related writing courses such as JOUR230, JOUR330, JOUR445, JOUR465, PLSC316, DGME165, and DGME185.
|English Education Emphasis For students seeking secondary teaching certification||
In addition to the core courses required in the major, students must take ENGL 300, 403, 408,437, 459;
Major Field Exam
|Minor in English||
Remaining credits from English courses not previously selected (excluding ENGL 115, 117 and 215).
|Minor in English Writing||
Remaining 18 credits to be selected from:
Does not include ENGL 115, 117, or 215.
|Minor in TESOL||
Requirements: ENGL300 (4), ENGL407 or 408 (2–3), ENGL440 (3) or COMM 336 (3), 460 (3), 469 (3), 490 (1). Does not include ENGL115, 117 or 215.
Recommended Elective:ENGL435 Topics: TESOL Certificate (2)