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Undergraduate Bulletin 2007-2009
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English

Ron Rindo, Chairperson
Department Office: Radford Hall 201
Department Telephone: 920-424-2252

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Faculty
Degrees
Summary of Fields of Study
Admission/Graduation Requirements
Required Core Courses
The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options
The Minor(s)
Course Offerings

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The Minor(s)

  1. LIBERAL ARTS ENGLISH MINOR
    Recommended for students who wish to supplement a major within a related field of the Humanities.
    • Required Units (crs.): 21 minimum
    • Required Courses: Students minoring in English may choose one of four options: creative writing, rhetoric, literature, or linguistics. Each option requires a minimum of 21 units (crs.).
      Students becoming secondary education teachers who wish to teach English as an additional subject in grades 6-12 must choose the Secondary Education English Minor, which is 27 units (crs.).
      • CREATIVE WRITING
        • 3 units (crs.): English 281, Introduction to English Studies
        • 12 units (crs.): Four of the following: English 204, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 329, 330, 385 and 405.
        • 6 units (crs.): Two of the following: English 327, 331, 333, 345, 347, 349 354, 366, 372, 376, 378, 379 and 380.
      • RHETORIC
        • 3 units (crs.): English 281
        • Educational Foundations 15 units (crs.): Four or Five of the following: English 301, 322, 354, 381, 382, 383, 386 and/or 387.
        • 3-6 units (crs.): One or Two of the following: English 303, 308, 317 and/or 385.
      • LITERATURE
        • 3 units (crs.): English 281
        • 12 units (crs.): Four literature courses, one in each of four areas of the Liberal Arts Major:
          • The English Literary Tradition, including English 333, 340, 342, 351, 353, 356, 362, 363, 364, 365 or 369.
          • The American Literary Tradition, including English 372, 373, 374, 375, 377, 378, 379 or 380.
          • Major Figures, including English 344, 346, 347 or 448.
          • Women’s American Ethnic, and/or Post-Colonial Literature, including English 319, 332, 345, 349, 358, 361, 367, 370, 371, 393, 394, or 395. (Note: Appropriate sections of English 331 and 376 count toward this requirement with the signature of the chair.)
        • 3 units (crs.): One course in Area D, cultural studies, including English 324, 326, 327, 334, 335, 336, 339, 340, 350, 354, 357, 366, 382, 391, 392 or 482.
        • 3 units (crs.): One additional literature course in English at or above the 300 level.
      • LINGUISTICS
        • 3 units (crs.): English 281
        • 3 units (crs.): One of the following: English 301 or 383.
        • 3 units (crs.): Proficiency in a foreign language, demonstrated by passing a 300-level course in French, Spanish, or German, or by passing a fourth term course in Russian or Japanese. (This requirement is waived for students whose native language is other than English. These students must add a third course in either of the categories below.)
        • 6 units (crs.): Two of the following: English 320, 341, 384 or 452.
        • 6 units (crs.): Two of the following: Anthropology 102, 272 or 274; Computer Science 381; Mathematics 122; Philosophy 202, 316 or 422; French 303 or 312; German 312 or 314; Spanish 307 or 312; or Communication 358.
  2. SECONDARY EDUCATION ENGLISH MINOR
    Recommended for students who wish to teach English as an additional subject in grades 6-12.
    • Required Units (crs.): 27 minimum.
      • 3 units (crs.): English 281
      • Area A: 12 units (crs.): Four required literature courses.
    • One course in English literature before 1900, including English 333, 340, 342, 344, 346, 351, 353, 356, 362, 363, 364, 365 or 369.
    • One course in American literature, including English 372, 373, 374, 375, 377, 378, 379 or 380.
    • One course in Shakespeare, including English 347 or 448.
    • One course in literature by women, American ethnic and/or post-colonial writers, including English 319, 332, 345, 349, 358, 361, 367, 370, 371, 393, 394, or 395.
      • Area B: 3 units (crs.): One linguistics course, English 301, 341, 383, 384
      • Area C: 3 units (crs.): One course in creative writing, including English 204, 303, 304, 305, 306, 308, 329, 330 or 405.
      • Area D: 3 units (crs.): One course in specialized literacy or cultural studies chosen from either of the following groups.
        Group1: Cultural Studies; including 354, 357, 382, 390.
        Group 2: Specialized Literacy Studies; including 324, 326, 327, 334, 335, 336, 343, 350, 366, 391, 392, 482.
    • One of the following: English 223 or Educational Leadership 303.
    • Comment:
      English 307 meets the University Composition Requirement but does not count toward the unit (cr.) requirements for the English Minor.