English Options

 

English Department    
     
B.A. in English (39.000 credits)    
ENGL 011 Literary Perspectives                               OR    
ENGL 090 Honors Great Books 3 cr.  
     
ENGL 200 Survey of English Literature I 3 cr.  
ENGL 205 Survey of English Literature II 3 cr.  
ENGL 213 Survey of American Literature 3 cr.  
     
English Electives 15 cr.  
English majors must also complete one course from each of the following sections:  
     
Upper-level course in British or Irish Literature (LTIB) from: 3 cr.  
ENGL 240 Shakespeare    
ENGL 230 Chaucer    
ENGL 305 Elizabethan Literature    
ENGL 310 English Renaissance Literature    
ENGL 315 Literature of the Enlightenment    
ENGL 320 Romantic Literature    
ENGL 325 Victorian Literature    
ENGL 330 Modern British Writers    
ENGL 335 Irish Literary Revival    
ENGL 340 Contemporary Irish Literature    
ENGL 342 Contemporary British Culture    
     
Upper-level course in American Literature (LTAM) from: 3 cr.  
ENGL 345 Early American Literature (1500-1820)    
ENGL 350 American Renaissance Literature (1820-1865)    
ENGL 355 Realistic Movements in American Literature    
ENGL 360 American Literature of the Jazz Age    
ENGL 365 Atomic Literature    
ENGL 368 Literature of the War in Vietnam    
ENGL 370 African American Literature    
ENGL 372 Native American Literature    
ENGL 374 Asian American Literature    
ENGL 376 Latino/a Literature    
ENGL 378 Contemporary American Literature    
     
British or American Literature prior to 1820 (LTBA) course from: 3 cr.  
ENGL 240 Shakespeare    
ENGL 230 Chaucer    
ENGL 305 Elizabethan Literature    
ENGL 310 English Renaissance Literature    
ENGL 315 Literature of the Enlightenment    
ENGL 320 Romantic Literature    
ENGL 345 Early American Literature (1500-1820)    
     
Special Topics (LTTP) course from: 3 cr.  
ENGL 210 Women in Literature    
ENGL 215 Sexuality in Literature    
ENGL 220 Literature and the Environment    
ENGL 222 Reading Film    
ENGL 225 Comedy    
ENGL 235 Science Fiction    
ENGL 236 Adolescent Literature    
ENGL 285 Topics in English    
     
B.A. in English Auxiliary ( 6.000 credits )    
Two semesters ( 6 credits ) in the same foreign language     
These languages include: French, Spanish, German, Latin,    
 Russian, Greek, Italian,American Sign Language, or Arabic. 6 cr.  
     
It is recommended that students take ENGL 200, ENGL 205, and ENGL 213   
before the end of their sophomore year, if possible.    
     
English B.A. '09-'10    
     
     
     
B.A. in English (39.000 credits )  
with a Certification in English Education  
English majors seeking initial teaching certification in grades 7-12  
will need to maintain at least a 3.15 in English as well as an overall GPA of 3.0.  
ENGL 200 Survey of English Literature I 3 cr.
ENGL 205 Survey of English Literature II 3 cr.
ENGL 213 Survey of American Literature 3 cr.
It is recommended that students take ENGL 200, ENGL 205, and ENGL 213 before the end of their sophomore year, if possible.  
ENGL 011 Literary Perspectives                                  OR  
ENGL 090 Honors Great Books 3 cr.
ENGL 240 Shakespeare 3 cr.
ENGL 236 Adolescent Literature 3 cr.
British or American Literature prior to 1820 (LTBA) course from: 3 cr.
ENGL 240 Shakespeare  
ENGL 230 Chaucer  
ENGL 305 Elizabethan Literature  
ENGL 310 English Renaissance Literature  
ENGL 315 Literature of the Enlightenment  
ENGL 320 Romantic Literature  
ENGL 345 Early American Literature (1500-1820)  
Upper-level course in American Literature (LTAM) from: 3 cr.
ENGL 345 Early American Literature (1500-1820)  
ENGL 350 American Renaissance Literature (1820-1865)  
ENGL 355 Realistic Movements in American Literature  
ENGL 360 American Literature of the Jazz Age  
ENGL 365 Atomic Literature  
ENGL 368 Literature of the War in Vietnam  
ENGL 370 African American Literature  
ENGL 372 Native American Literature  
ENGL 374 Asian American Literature  
ENGL 376 Latino/a Literature  
ENGL 342 Contemporary British Culture    

ENGL 378 Contemporary American Literature

 

   
In addition to these requirements, it is recommended that students take one of the following:  
ENGL 310 Early Modern Literature  
ENGL 315 Literature of the Enlightenment  
ENGL 320 Romantic Literature  
ENGL 345 Early American Literature (1500-1820)  
Also, students who plan to attend graduate school are recommended to take:  
ENGL 400 Literary Criticism  
English Educ Major Auxiliary ( 12.000 credits )  
WRIT 220 Oral Communication 3 cr.
WRIT 230 History of the English Language 3 cr.
Two semesters ( 6 credits ) in the same foreign language   
These languages include: French, Spanish, German, Latin,  
 Russian, Greek, Italian, American Sign Language or Arabic. 6 cr.
   
     
Education Certification ( 30.000 credits )    
EDUC 210 Issues in Contemporary American Education 3 cr.  
EDUC 260 Educational Psychology 3 cr.  
EDUC 261 Foundations in Language and Literacy 3 cr.  
EDUC 365 - Exceptional and At-Risk Learners 3 cr.  
After completing these courses, one must apply to the Education Department. Upon    
approval, the following courses are required to obtain the certification:    
EDUC 481 - Instructional Theory and Practice in Inclusive Classrooms 3 cr.  
EDUC 482 - Instructional Theory and Practice in Inclusive Classrooms lab 1 cr.  
The following courses are completed during the semester students participate in student teaching:  
EDUC 461 - Literacy: Middle and High School 3 cr.  
EDUC 462 - Literacy and Reflective Practitioner 1 cr.  
EDUC 487 - Clinical Experience in Middle School 5 cr.  
EDUC 488 - Clinical Experience in High School 5 cr.  
EDUC 495 - Drug Alcohol Tobacco Workshop 0 cr.  
EDUC 496 - Child Abuse and School Violence Workshop 0 cr.  
For those students who began the Education Sequence before the 2011-2012 year, please see the link below:  
Education Certificate 2010-11  
Education Department  
English B.A. '09-'10