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Majors and More

English Programs

Bachelor of Arts in English
 

Students may choose the English, Language and Literature TrackCertification as Secondary School Teacher, or the Writing Track.
 

Minor in English


 The minor in English consists of 18 semester hours of ENGL to include 6 hours selected from:

9 hours in ENGL courses (may include ENGE 519 and a maximum of 3 hours in ENGL 200) and

3 hours in ENGL courses numbered above 499.

6 hours must be above 299.


Minor in Writing


Students completing the writing minor will earn 18 semester hours and may emphasize either Creative Writing or Professional WritingStudents in either option must demonstrate completion of 6 hours from:

  • WRIT 300 (3) Rhetorical Theory
     
  • WRIT 350 (3) Intro to Composition Theory and Pedagogy
     
  • WRIT 351 (3) Advanced Non-Fiction Workshop
     
  • WRIT 500 (3) The Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writers
     
  • WRIT 501 (3) Writing for New Media
     
  • WRIT 502 (3) Cyber Rhetoric
     
  • WRIT 510 (3) Topics in Writing and Rhetoric (when topic is appropriate)
     
  • ENGL 530 (3) Grammar in Theory and Practice
     
  • ENGL 507 (3) History and Development of Modern English
     

 If this requirement is not counted toward the major, students may use these 6 hours as part of the required 18 semester hours in the minor.

 

 Students choosing the Creative Emphasis choose 6-9 hours from:

  • WRIT 307 (3) Fiction Writing
     
  • WRIT 316 (3) Poetry Writing
     
  • WRIT 507 (3) Short Story Writing
     
  • WRIT 511 (3) Topics in Writing & Critical Communication
     
  • WRIT 516 (3) Poetry Writing II
     
  • WRIT 530 (3) Script Writing
     

and 9-12 hours from:

  • WRIT 300 (3) Rhetorical Theory
     
  • WRIT 350 (3) Intro to Composition Theory and Pedagogy
     
  • WRIT 351 (3) Advanced Non-Fiction Workshop
     
  • WRIT 500 (3) The Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writers
     
  • WRIT 501 (3) Writing for New Media
     
  • WRIT 502 (3) Cyber Rhetoric
     
  • ENGL 310 (3) Special Types of Literature
     
  • ENGL 317 (3) The Short Story
     
  • ENGL 320 (3) Recurrent Themes in Literature
     
  • ENGL 321 (3) Recurrent Themes in Literature
     
  • ENGL 325 (3) Dramatic Literature
     
  • ENGL 328 (3) Healing Arts in Medicine
     
  • ENGL 501 (3) Modern British Poetry
     
  • ENGL 504 (3) Modern American Poetry
      
  • ENGL 507 (3) Hist & Dev of Modern English
     
  • ENGL 510 (3) Topics in Literature and Language if done on an appropriate topic (department chair permission required)
     
  • ENGL 520 (3) 17th-Century Eng Lit (Excl Milton)
     
  • ENGL 530 (3) Grammar in Theory and Practice
     
  • ENGL 550 (3) Topics in Critical Reading
     
  • ENGE 519 (3) Adolescent Literature
     

Students choosing the Professional Emphasis choose 12-18 hours from:

  • WRIT 351 (3) Adv Non-Fiction Writ Workshop
     
  • WRIT 366 (3) Technical Communication
     
  • WRIT 367 (3) Editing for Professionals
     
  • WRIT 465 (3) Preparation of Oral and Written Reports
     
  • WRIT 501 (3) Writing for New Media
     
  • WRIT 502 (3) Cyber Rhetoric
     
  • WRIT 510 (3) Topics in Writing and Rhetoric if done on an appropriate topic (department chair permission required)
     
  • WRIT 511 (3)  Topics in Writing & Crit Comm
     
  • ENGL 550 (3) Topics in Critical Reading
     
  • MCOM 226 (3) Multimedia Storytelling & Prod
     
  • MCOM 241 (3) Media Writing
     
  • MCOM 260 (3) Writing for Interactive Media
     
  • MCOM 302 (3) International Communication
     
  • MCOM 341 (3) Advertising Principles
     
  • MCOM 370 (3) Public Relations Principles
  • BADM 180 (3) Business Issues and Careers
     
  • BADM 411 (3) Information Technology for Business Administration
     
  • MGMT 355 (3) Business Communication 
  • IMCO 105 (3) Intro to Integrated Marketing Communication
     
  • VCOM 261 (3) Introduction Computer Imaging
 
 

Master of Arts in English

The Master of Arts in English consists of either 30 semester hours with a thesis or 36 semester hours without one. While our program emphasizes the study of literature, students are able to take courses in creative writing, composition and rhetoric, and linguistics; collateral courses are also available in supporting areas or documents.

 
 

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