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English

Department Description
The study of English means discovering the dynamic process of writing and the influential impact of literature on human thought. The English Department offers a variety of writing and literature courses that create opportunities for students to apply creative and analytical insight to various rhetorical situations. Faculty members guide writers and readers from the initial stages of discovery to the final steps of drafting cohesive, logical, and intelligent texts. A strong background in writing and literature assures that students possess skills necessary to succeed personally, academically, and professionally today and in the future.

Department Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
*Choose, develop, and support a thesis, producing a unified and coherent oral or written text that demonstrates awareness of purpose and audience and uses standard edited English.
*Utilize research tools, use correct and appropriate documentation format, and properly cite credible sources.
*Demonstrate understanding of the implications of cultural and historical contexts in literature.

Special Program Requirements
Students are strongly advised to take English 1410 in the first semester and English 1411 in the second semester, as instruction in expository and research writing will promote success in other classes.

Employment Opportunities
Employers seek employees with strong English skills.

Career Opportunities
*Advertising Copywriter
*Computer Instructional Designer
*Copy Editor or Editorial Assistant
*Corporate Communications Specialist
*Freelance Writer
*Publications Researcher
*Radio/Television Copywriter
*Journalist
*Technical Writer
*Secondary School Teacher
*Professor

 





english

Department Course Offerings
ENGL 1410  Composition I (4cr)
ENGL 1411  Composition II (4cr)
ENGL 1421  Honors Composition II: Public & Professional Writing (4cr)
ENGL 1422  Practical Writing (3cr)
ENGL 1450  Introduction to Humanities (3cr)
ENGL 1452  Classical Mythology (3cr)
ENGL 1454  Film Appreciation (3cr)
ENGL 1460  Honors Literature:  The Great Books (3cr)
ENGL 1463  Introduction to Literature (3cr)
ENGL 1468  Poetry (3cr)
ENGL 1469  American Short Story (3cr)
ENGL 1477  Authors in Focus (1-3cr)
ENGL 1478  Authors in Focus (1-3cr)
ENGL 1510  English for Speakers of Other Languages I (3cr)
ENGL 1512  English for Speakers of Other Languages II (3cr)
ENGL 1566  Student Newspaper I  (1cr)
ENGL 1567  Student Newspaper II  (1cr)
ENGL 1580  Topics in Humanities (1-3cr)
ENGL 1581  Topics in English (3cr)
ENGL 1590  Service Learning (1cr)
ENGL 1596  Writing  II (3cr)
ENGL 2450  World Literature (3cr)
ENGL 2451  Women in Literature (3cr)
ENGL 2455  American Indian Literature (3cr)
ENGL 2457  British Literature Pre-1800 (3cr)
ENGL 2458  British Literature 1800-Present (3cr)
ENGL 2467  American Literature Pre-1861 (3cr)
ENGL 2468  American Literature 1861-present (3cr)
ENGL 2470  Creative Nonfiction (3cr)
ENGL 2483  Creative Writing (3cr)
ENGL 2484  Advanced Creative Writing (3cr)
ENGL 2566  Student Newspaper III (1cr)
ENGL 2567  Student Newspaper IV  (1cr)

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