English Comprehensive Major: Secondary Licensure Emphasis

Program Requirements

English majors and minors must complete the required course ENG 250 Critical Approaches to Literature with a minimum grade of “C” before registering for upper-division courses in English.

The Secondary Licensure Emphasis requires 51 credits, including three credits of upper-division English electives. ENG 352 Children's Literature and ENG 499 Internship in English may not be used as electives in English. In addition, students must fulfill the requirements of the Secondary Licensure Option (see description under Education). The following courses are required:

COM 216Dramatic Literature and Script Analysis3
COM 241Media Writing3
ENG 205Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENG 220Grammar and the English Language3
ENG 250Critical Approaches to Literature3
ENG 358Global Literatures: Studies in:3
ENG 370Myth and Culture3
ENG 371Literary Theory and Criticism3
ENG 394Junior Seminar: Studies in:3
Select one of the following:3
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing
Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
Select two of the following:6
Environmental Literature: Studies in:
Borderlands: Representing Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality
Women and Literature
Literary Culture of the American West
Film Arts: Film as Literature/Literature as Film
Ancient World Literature
Literature and Ethnicity: Studies in:
Women Writers
Select two of the following:6
British Literature: Medieval and Renaissance Texts
British Literature: Milton through the Romantics
British Literature: The Victorians to the Present Day
Major British Authors:
Select two of the following:6
American Literature Early to Civil War
American Literature-Civil War to Present
Major American Authors:
Total Credits48