English (ENGCL) - Recommended Academic Plan

Effective Date Spring 2016

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 - Rhetoric and Composition

or ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

ENGL 030 - Honors Freshman Composition (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 13.5

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100 - Effective Speech (GWS)

3.0
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3.0
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3.0
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3.0
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
Elective

Elective

6.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3.0
ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)

ENGL 202 - Effective Writing (GWS)

3.0
ENGL 221 - British Literature to 1798

ENGL 221 - British Literature to 1798

or ENGL 221W - British Literature to 1798

ENGL 221W - British Literature to 1798

or ENGL 222 - British Literature from 1798

ENGL 222 - British Literature from 1798

or ENGL 222W - British Literature from 1798

ENGL 222W - British Literature from 1798

or ENGL 231 - American Literature to 1865

ENGL 231 - American Literature to 1865

or ENGL 231W - American Literature to 1865

ENGL 231W - American Literature to 1865

or ENGL 232 - American Literature from 1865

ENGL 232 - American Literature from 1865

or ENGL 232W - American Literature from 1865

ENGL 232W - American Literature from 1865

3.0
Elective

Elective

6.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 200W - Introduction to Critical ReadingNotes for: ENGL 200W - Introduction to Critical Reading

ENGL 200W - Introduction to Critical Reading

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select 3 credits of English (ENGL) from approved list (See below)
3.0
Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department listNotes for: Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
3.0
B HUM Degree required courseNotes for: B HUM Degree required course

B HUM Degree required course

Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
3.0
Elective

Elective

3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
I HUM 300W - Interpretations in the Humanities

I HUM 300W - Interpretations in the Humanities

3.0
ENGL 444 - ShakespeareNotes for: ENGL 444 - Shakespeare

ENGL 444 - Shakespeare

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department listNotes for: Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
3.0
ENGL 100 - English Language Analysis

ENGL 100 - English Language Analysis

or ENGL 191 - Science Fiction (GH)

ENGL 191 - Science Fiction (GH)

or ENGL 262 - Reading Fiction (GH)

ENGL 262 - Reading Fiction (GH)

or ENGL 263 - Reading Poetry (GH)

ENGL 263 - Reading Poetry (GH)

or ENGL 265 - Reading Nonfiction (GH)

ENGL 265 - Reading Nonfiction (GH)

or ENGL 268 - Reading Drama (GH)

ENGL 268 - Reading Drama (GH)

or ENGL 400 - Authors, Texts, Contexts

ENGL 400 - Authors, Texts, Contexts

or ENGL 401 - Studies in Genre

ENGL 401 - Studies in Genre

or ENGL 407 - History of the English Language

ENGL 407 - History of the English Language

or ENGL 458 - Twentieth-Century Poetry

ENGL 458 - Twentieth-Century Poetry

or ENGL 482 - Contemporary Literary Theory and Practice

ENGL 482 - Contemporary Literary Theory and Practice

3.0
B HUM Degree required courseNotes for: B HUM Degree required course

B HUM Degree required course

Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
I HUM 400 - Expressions in the Humanities

I HUM 400 - Expressions in the Humanities

3.0
Select 3 credits from American Ethnic Literature or African-American Literature list (See below)

Select 3 credits from American Ethnic Literature or African-American Literature list

3.0
Select 3 credits from World or Comparative Literature list (See below)

Select 3 credits from World or Comparative Literature list

3.0
Select 3 credits from Upper Level British Literature list (See below)Notes for: Select 3 credits from Upper Level British Literature list

Select 3 credits from Upper Level British Literature list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
B HUM Degree required courseNotes for: B HUM Degree required course

B HUM Degree required course

Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
3.0
Total credits 15.0

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department listNotes for: Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list

Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
6.0
B HUM Degree required courseNotes for: B HUM Degree required course

B HUM Degree required course

Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
3.0
Select 3 credits from Upper Level American Literature list (See below)Notes for: Select 3 credits from Upper Level American Literature list

Select 3 credits from Upper Level American Literature list

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3.0
Elective

Elective

2.0
Total credits 14.0

Additional Notes

Advising Notes

  • GWS, GQ, GA, GH, GS, GN and GHA are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements. All students are required to take one IL and one US course before graduation. A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.
  • W suffix signifies the course satisfies the University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Departmental Lists:

American ethnic or African-American literature

  • ENGL 135: Alternative Voices in American Literature
  • ENGL 235: African-American Oral Folk Tradition
  • ENGL 431: Black American Writers
  • ENGL 461: The Vernacular Roots of African American Literature
  • ENGL 462: Reading Black, Reading Feminist
  • ENGL 463: African American Autobiography
  • ENGL 466: African American Novel I
  • ENGL 467: African American Novel II
  • ENGL 468: African American Poetry
  • ENGL 469: Slavery and the Literary Imagination

World or Comparative Literature

  • ENGL 182: Literature and Empire
  • ENGL 185: The Modern Novel in World Literature
  • ENGL 486:  The World Novel in English
  • ENGL 488: Modern Continental Drama
  • or any Comparative Literature class (CMLIT)

Upper-level British Literature

  • ENGL 440: Studies in Shakespeare
  • ENGL 441: Chaucer
  • ENGL 442: Medieval English Literature
  • ENGL 443: The English Renaissance
  • ENGL 445: Shakespeare’s Contemporaries
  • ENGL 446: Milton
  • ENGL 447: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
  • ENGL 448: The English Novel to Jane Austen
  • ENGL 450: The Romantics
  • ENGL 452: The Victorians
  • ENGL 453: Victorian Novel
  • ENGL 454: British and Irish Drama Since 1890
  • ENGL 455: Topics in British Literature
  • ENGL 456: British Fiction
  • 1900-1945, ENGL 457: British Fiction Since 1945
  • ENGL 458: Twentieth-Century Poetry:  British and Irish

Upper-level American Literature

  • ENGL 430: The American Renaissance
  • ENGL 432: The American Novel To 1900
  • ENGL 433: The American Novel: 1900-1945
  • ENGL 434: Topics in American Literature
  • ENGL 435: The American Short Story
  • ENGL 436: American Fiction Since 1945
  • ENGL 437: The Poet in America
  • ENGL 438: American Drama
  • ENGL 439: American Nonfiction Prose
  • ENGL 493: The Folktale in American Literature

Approved ENGL Courses

  • ENGL 050 - Introduction to Creative Writing (GA)
  • ENGL 210 - The Process of Writing
  • ENGL 212 - Introduction to Fiction Writing
  • ENGL 213 - Introduction to Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 215 - Introduction to Article Writing
  • ENGL 250 - Peer Tutoring in Writing
  • ENGL 412 - Advanced Fiction Writing
  • ENGL 413 - Advanced Poetry Writing
  • ENGL 415 - Advanced Nonfiction Writing
  • ENGL 416 - Science Writing
  • ENGL 417 - The Editorial Process
  • ENGL 418 - Advanced Technical Writing and Editing
  • ENGL 419 - Advanced Business Writing
  • ENGL 420 - Writing for the Web
  • ENGL 421 - Advanced Expository Writing
  • ENGL 422 - Fiction Workshop
  • ENGL 423 - Poetry Writing Workshop
  • ENGL 425 - Nonfiction Workshop
  • ENGL 470 - Rhetorical Theory and Practice
  • ENGL 491 - The Capstone Course in Professional Writing

Students must complete a 3-credit course in "United States Cultures (US)" and a 3-credit course in "International Cultures (IL)."

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list
Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
B HUM Degree required course
Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list
Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
B HUM Degree required course
Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
B HUM Degree required course
Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.
Select from Literature, Writing, or Rhetoric from department list
Select any course with an ENGL or CMLIT prefix
B HUM Degree required course
Of these selections (12 credits) select 4 upper or lower division courses, each from a different major/program offering from, the following list: AAA S, AM ST, ARAB, ART, ART H, BRASS, CAS, CAMS, CHNS, CMLIT, COMM, DANCE, ENGL, FR, GER, GREEK, HEBR, HIST, INART, IT, J ST, JAPNS, KOR, LATIN, LING, MEDVL, MUSIC, PHIL, PORT, RL ST, RUS, SPAN, STS, THEA, WMNST.