English Major Courses

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In addition to the requirements below, prospective English majors must complete ENG 101, ENG 102, and ENG 232 with grade of "C" or better.

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 234 World Literature in Translation I 3
ENG 235 World Literature in Translation II 3
ENG 300 Advanced Composition 3
ENG 311 History of the English Language 3
ENG 324 English Literature Beowulf to 1784 3
ENG 325 English Literature Since 1784 3
ENG 330 American Literature 1608-1870 3
ENG 331 American Literature Since 1870 3
ENG 332 Black Literature 1760-1900 3
ENG 333 Black Literature of the 20th Century 3
ENG 410 Literary Criticism 3
ENG 421 Public Speaking 3
ENG 430 Shakespearean Drama 3
ENG 454 Senior Seminar in Reading and Research 3
ENG 455 English Research Project 3
English Electives  - numbered 400 or above
(selected in consultation with an advisor)
6


English Major with an emphasis in Secondary Education


To declare a major with emphasis in Secondary Education, a student must submit an application and writing sample to the English Department and have passed the Sophomore Proficiency Examination in English. Prospective English Education majors must complete ENG 101, ENG 102, and ENG 232 with grade of "C" or better. These are Common Curriculum requirements. In addition, English Education majors must complete courses in the major with a grade of "C" or better. Other requirements are listed below.


English Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 234 World Literature in Translation I 3
ENG 235 World Literature in Translation II 3
ENG 311 History of the English Language 3
ENG 324 English Literature Beowulf to 1784 3
ENG 330 American Literature 1608-1870 3
ENG 331 American Literature since 1870 3
ENG 333 Black Literature of the 20th Century 3
ENG 410 Literary Criticism 3
ENG 421 Public Speaking 3
ENG 430 Shakespearean Drama 3
ENG 454 Senior Seminar in Reading and Research 3
ENG 455 English Research Project 3


Secondary Education Courses

Course # Course Title Req. Credits
EDU 220 Foundations of Education - 3
EDU 301 Educational Media - 3
EDU 303 MG/SEC Curriculum & Methods F + 3
EDU 308 Teaching of Language Arts F + 3
EDU 339 Classroom Management F + 3
EDU 345 Developmental Psychology - 3
EDU 393 Educational Psychology - 3
EDU 455 Exceptional Children - 3
EDU 489 Assessment Skills in Education - 3
EDU 492 SEC Directed Teaching/Seminar - 12
EDU 492L EC Directed Teaching/Seminar Lab - 0
ERD 307 MG/SEC Teaching of Reading F + 3



English Minor Courses


In addition to English 101, 102, and 232, the following courses must be taken to meet the 18- hour requirement for a minor in English:

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 234 OR
ENG 235
World Literature in Translation I OR
World Literature in Translation II
3
ENG 300 Advanced Composition 3
ENG 330 OR
ENG 331
American Literature I OR
American Literature II
3
ENG 324 OR
ENG 325
English Literature I OR
English Literature II
3
English Electives (numbered 400 and above) 6



F - Indicates Field Experience required
+  - Indicates that the Sophomore Proficiency Examination in English (SPEE) must be passed before taking the course