English, B.S. (Certifiable for elementary education)

Major Requirements (39 credits)

Major Core (21 credits)

ENG 205Survey in British Literature: Middle Ages to the 18th Century

3

ENG 210Survey of American Literature: Pre-Civil War

3

ENG 298Introduction to Literary Studies

3

ENG 491Children's Literature

3

ENG 492Literature for Young Adults

3

LING 200Introduction to Linguistics

3

LING 300Language Acquisition

3

3 credits from the following:

ENG 203Survey of World Literature: Ancient to Early Modern

3

ENG 204Survey of World Literature: 17th Century to the Present

3

ENG 206Survey of British Literature: Romanticism to the Present

3

ENG 211Survey of American Literature: Civil War to the Present

3

Oral Performance (3 credits)
ENG 270Dramatic Enactment

3

or

ENG 274Storytelling

3

Choose a Composition Sequence (6 credits)

Expository:

ENG 202Intermediate Composition

3

and

ENG 401Advanced Composition

3

or

Fiction:

ENG 265Introduction to Creative Writing: A Survey of Forms

3

and

ENG 371Creative Writing: Fiction I

3

Poetry:

ENG 265Introduction to Creative Writing: A Survey of Forms

3

and

ENG 373Creative Writing: Poetry I

3

Creative Nonfiction:

ENG 265Introduction to Creative Writing: A Survey of Forms

3

and

ENG 370Creative Nonfiction I

3

Journalism:

JRN 200Introduction to Journalism

3

and either

JRN 380Feature Writing

3

or

one of the following with permission of instructor/program coordinator:
JRN 235News Writing and Reporting I

3

JRN 381Opinion Writing

3

JRN 418Studies in Journalism

3

Directed Electives: 6 credits

Selected in consultation with an advisor, from the following: ENG 220, any 300-400 level British literature, American literature, World literature, Cinema Studies courses

Total Credit Hours: 39

No minor is required for this major. See Elementary Education, B.S. for additional requirements and professional education requirements.