Major and Minor Requirements

Dr. Amy Weldon teaches Advanced Creative Writing to students.

The English Major

Nine courses and senior project, 37-40 hours

  • 230: Writer’s Voice
  • 260: Shakespeare
  • One American literature course
  • One British literature course to 1800
  • One British literature course after 1800
  • 485: Senior Seminar
  • Three additional courses
  • 490: Senior Project
  • Writing emphasis majors include at least three writing courses among their electives
  • Teaching emphasis majors take elective courses in rhetoric, linguistics, and young adult literature

The English Minor

Five courses, 20 hours

  • 230: Writer’s Voice
  • 260: Shakespeare
  • One American literature course
  • One British literature or writing course
  • One additional course

The Writing Minor

Five courses, 20 hours

  • Three writing courses
  • One literature course
  • One additional course

The Journalism Minor

21 hours

  • 211: Writing for Media
  • Communication Studies 133: Mass Media
  • Two semesters of Journalism 100: News Practicum
  • Journalism 380: Internship (1-4 hours)
  • Three additional courses from Art, Communication Studies, English, and Political Science

You can also view this information in the Course Catalog