English Core Courses

The English major allows students to select an emphasis that fits their interests and future plans. Regardless of emphasis, the English major requires students to take the English major core and courses within a selected emphasis.

Course Listing

The following core courses are required for all four-year programs in English:

ENGL 200Introduction to English Studies

1

ENGL 201Introduction to Public and Professional Writing

3

ENGL 205Introduction to Literature

3

ENGL 208Creative Writing

3

ENGL 300The English Language

3

ENGL 310Grammar

3

ENGL 492Capstone Seminar in English

3

(Notes: When ENGL 202, ENGL 272, ENGL 282, ENGL 292, ENGL 295, or ENGL 296 is counted toward the English major, it cannot count for second writing course credit. Also, students pursuing the teaching emphasis should work closely with their advisers and the chair of English when selecting core and emphasis courses).