Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

English Minor

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Degree Type Offered: Minor

Consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours. The following courses are required:

ENG-200 Introduction to English Studies

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall Only

An introductory methods course for the English majors and minors. Surveys a variety of rhetorical and critical theories, their terminology and their application to a variety of texts in different genres. Modes of writing for diverse audiences are also practiced.

ENG-401 American Literature I

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall Only

Explores the development of American literature from the Colonial period up through late 19th century American Realism (ENG 401). Transcendentalism, Realism, and Naturalism are examined. Sequence continues from the Modernist period to the present (ENG 402). Examines imagist poetry, existentialism, confessional poetry, postmodernism, the Beat movement, metafiction, and various multicultural perspectives. Prerequisite: ENG-200 or permission of instructor Does not satisfy the FILA general education literature requirement

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ENG-402 American Literature II

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Explores the development of American literature from the Colonial period up through late 19th century American Realism (ENG 401). Transcendentalism, Realism, and Naturalism are examined. Sequence continues from the Modernist period to the present (ENG 402). Examines imagist poetry, existentialism, confessional poetry, postmodernism, the Beat movement, metafiction, and various multicultural perspectives. Prerequisite: ENG-200 or permission of instructor Does not satisfy the FILA general education literature requirement

ENG-405 English Literature I

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Fall Only

Explores the development of English literature from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings through the 18th century (ENG 405). Sequence continues from Romanticism to the present (ENG 406). Prerequisite: ENG-200 or permission of instructor Does not satisfy the FILA general education literature requirement

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ENG-406 English Literature II

Credits: 3 Term Offered: Spring Only

Explores the development of English literature from its Anglo-Saxon beginnings through the 18th century (ENG 405). Sequence continues from Romanticism to the present (ENG 406). Prerequisite: ENG-200 or permission of instructor Does not satisfy the FILA general education literature requirement

A 300-level PWR course

Plus three ENG courses numbered 201 and above