Integrated Studies - English Emphasis, BA/BS

English Emphasis Requirements

24 credits

Complete one (1) of the following tracks:

  • Literature
  • Writing

Program Description

Our literature courses seek to broaden and deepen students’ understanding of the unique value of literary expression as an aesthetic form that challenges the senses, the intellect, and the imagination. Students also learn to appreciate the complex relationship between the aesthetic and intellectual aspects of literature and the culture and time in which it was produced.


Literature Track 

ENGL 2600Critical Introduction to Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 3600Literary Theory3
Complete 18 credits from the following (15 credits must be upper-division):
ENGL 2130Introduction to Science Fiction and Futurism (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2250RCreative Writing3
ENGL 2200Introduction to Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2201Literature and the Land (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2230Introduction to Mythology (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2270Introduction to Early World Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2280Introduction to Modern World Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2330Children's Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2335Multi-Cultural Child/Young Adult Literature (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2400American Lit Before 1865 (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2410American Lit After 1865 (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2500British Literature Before 1800 (HU, GC)3
ENGL 2510British Literature After 1800 (HU, GC)3
ENGL 3201Genre Studies: Folklore3
ENGL 3202Genre Studies: Poetry3
ENGL 3203Genre Studies: Novels3
ENGL 3204Genre Studies: Short Fiction3
ENGL 3210Special Topics in Literature3
or ENGL 3211 Period Studies: Victorian Lit
or ENGL 3212 Period/Topic: Crime Fiction & Film Noir
or ENGL 3213 Period/Topic Western Amer Lit
or ENGL 3214 Period/Topic Studies: Realism/Modernism
or ENGL 3215 Period/Topic Studies: Gender in Literature
or ENGL 3216 Depictions of the Holocaust in Literature & Film
ENGL 3220Multicultural Literature in the United States3
ENGL 3230Literature and Culture3
ENGL 3260Major American Authors3
ENGL 3261Major Authors: Major American Women Authors3
ENGL 3262Major Authors: Major African American Authors3
ENGL 3270Major British Authors3
ENGL 3271Major British Authors: Milton3
ENGL 3280Major World Authors3
ENGL 3281Major World Authors: Postcolonial3
ENGL 3400World Literature (ALCI)3
ENGL 3510Shakespeare3
ENGL 3520Young Adult Literature3

Notes:

  1. May repeat Genre Studies and Major Authors courses if the content of the courses is substantially different, with prior approval from the English Department Advisor or Chair.
    1. ENGL 3202 Genre Studies
    2. ENGL 3216 Period/Topic Studies
    3. ENGL 3260 Major American Authors
    4. ENGL 3280 Major World Authors
  2. Students must select and complete two emphases and Core Requirements.
  3. Grade C or higher in each Emphasis Area course required.

Writing Track 

ENGL 2250RCreative Writing *3
or ENGL 2100 Technical Writing (ALCS)
ENGL 3030Advanced College Writing3
Complete 18 credits from the following (15 credits must be upper-division):
ENGL 1410Elements of Grammar3
ENGL 2100Technical Writing (ALCS) *3
ENGL 2250RCreative Writing3
ENGL 3010Professional Writing and Business Ethics3
ENGL 3110Special Topics in Creative Writing3
ENGL 3120Document Design3
ENGL 3130Grant and Proposal Writing (ALCS)3
ENGL 3140Fiction Writing3
ENGL 3141Poetry Writing3
ENGL 3142Creative Nonfiction Writing3
ENGL 3180Writing for Interactive Media3
ENGL 3340Exploring Scientific Writing3
ENGL 3342The Rhetoric of Gender3
ENGL 3345Topics in Professional & Technical Writing: 3
ENGL 3350Digital Journal Production, Route 7 Review3
ENGL 3360Writing for Online Markets3
ENGL 3600Literary Theory3
ENGL 3720Editing3
ENGL 3810History and Structure of the English Language3

Notes:

  1. Students must select and complete two emphases and Core Requirements.
  2. Grade C or higher in each Emphasis Area course required.