The English Major: An Overview

The English major has three emphasis areas: Secondary Education, Language and Literature, and Elementary Education. All share the same foundation courses and capstone course.

Foundation (9 Credits)

Secondary Education 
(27 Credits)
 
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Electives

Language and Literature
(27 Credits)
 
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Period Requirements

  • Before 1700
  • 18th and 19th C
  • 20th and 21st C

Upper-Level Requirements

  • For catalog years 2017-18 and earlier, 15 credits in 300-level courses, Category A-E
  • For catalog years 2018-19 and later, 15 credits in 300-level courses and above, including at least one 400-level class from Categories A-D. ENG 495 does not fulfill this requirement

Elementary Education 
(27 Credits)
 
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Electives

Capstone (3 Credits)