||Topics in Literature
||The English Language|
||E-Rhetoric and Writing|
||E-Literature and Writing|
|ENGL 331, 332, or 333
|ENGL 335, 336, or 337
|ENGL 338, 339, or 340
||Capstone Seminar in English|
(Notes: When ENGL 202, 272, 282, 302, 305, or 306 is counted toward the English major, it cannot count for second writing course credit. Also, students pursuing the teaching emphasis should work closely with their advisers and the chair of English when selecting core and emphasis courses.)
English - Creative Writing Emphasis
Students take the English major core plus two genres in ENGL 208 (poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction), 308, 318 or 350, and two literature electives at the 300- or 400-level.
English - General Writing Emphasis
Students take the English major core plus ENGL 208 (poetry, fiction, or creative non-fiction), 302, 318, 320 or 345, and two writing or literature electives at the 300- or 400-level.
English - Literature Emphasis
Students take the English major core plus ENGL 320 or 345, 325, 350, and three literature electives at the 300- or 400-level.
English - Teaching Emphasis
For requirements beyond the English major core, please consult the chair of the English department.
A minor in English consists of ENGL 235; 300; 305 or 306; 330; 331, 332, or 333; 335, 336, or 337; 338, 339, or 340.
A minor in technical communication consists of ENGL 210, 301, 303, 314, 321, and 415. Students must complete ENGL 272 or 282 as their second writing requirement.
A minor in writing consists of 18 semester hours, including ENGL 208, 270; ENGL 302, 305, or 306; plus three additional courses from ENGL 202, 208, 260, 265, 271, 272, 282, 301, 302, 305, 306, 308, 345, and 370. Students majoring in any area of the University may elect to take a minor in writing in order to develop their ability to write clearly (and to highlight this fact for potential employers).
GRADUATION HONORS IN ENGLISH
Honors in English
Upon recommendation of the English faculty, this graduation honor is awarded to English majors who have earned an average of at least 3.7 in the English major and at least 3.5 in all courses, and who have demonstrated strong scholarly and/or creative ability in papers and projects. To apply, eligible students must submit a letter of interest to the chair of English as well as three letters of support from members of the English faculty before the end of the eighth week of the semester in which they plan to graduate.