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2010-2012 Catalog

English

Faculty Top of Page

Hilary Fezzey, Assistant Professor
Wendy Kropid, Associate Professor
Raychel Reiff, Professor
Nicholas Sloboda, Professor

English Major Top of Page

36 credits

Required courses for the Bachelor of Arts degree:

Category 1:

British Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 211       British Literature I - 3 credits
ENGL 212       British Literature II -3 credits 

Category 2:

American Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 221       American Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 222       American Literature II - 3 credits

Category 3:

British/American Literature Survey Elective: Three credits

ENGL 211       British Literature I - 3 credits
ENGL 212       British Literature II -3 credits
ENGL 221       American Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 222       American Literature II -3 credits
ENGL 228       Multi-Ethnic American Literature - 3 credits

Category 4:

The Literary Tradition: Nine credits

ENGL 311       Shakespeare I  - 3 credits
ENGL 312       Shakespeare II -3 credits
ENGL 315       Chaucer  - 3 credits
ENGL 326       Major Author - 3-6 credits
ENGL 328       Contemporary Multi- Ethnic American Literature 3 credits
ENGL 331       British Literary Periods -3-6 credits
ENGL 332       American Literary Periods - 3-6 credits
ENGL 368       Studies in the Short Story I (Pre 1945)  -  3 credits
ENGL 369       Studies in the Short Story II (Post 1945) - 3 credits
ENGL 426       Popular Literary Figures of the 20th Century - 3 credits
ENGL 436       Hemingway's Artistry -3 credits
ENGL 446       Key Modernist Figures in American Literature - 3 credits
ENGL 456       Avant-Garde Literature - 3 credits
ENGL 460       Special Topics in Literature -  3-6 credits
ENGL 466       Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Drama -3 credits

Category 5:

Shakespeare: Three credits

ENGL 311       Shakespeare I -3 credits
ENGL 312       Shakespeare II -3 credits

Category 6:

Expository Writing/English Language/Creative Writing: Three credits

WRIT 251      Creative Writing: Memoir - 3 credits
WRIT 252      Creative Writing: Poetry  - 3 credits
WRIT 301      Writing Creative Nonfiction -3 credits
WRIT 303      Introduction to Rhetoric - 3 credits
WRIT 307      English Grammar - 3 credits
ENGL 318       Nonfiction Literature and Literacy - 3 credits
WRIT 325      Writing Women, Women Writing  - 3 credits
WRIT 350      Advanced Creative Writing -3 credits
WRIT 401      Art of Persuasive Writing -3 credits
ENGL 405       History of the English Language -3 credits
WRIT 450      Special Topics in Rhetoric - 1-6 credits
WRIT 470      Special Topics in Writing  - 1-6 credits

Note: WRIT 101/102 cannot be taken to fulfill this category; these courses remain requisite core requirement General Education courses.

Category 7:

Capstone: Three credits

ENGL 479       Literary Criticism - 3 credits

Category 8:

Electives: Nine credits in English courses at the 200 level or above (Note: ENGEd 339 does not count toward the liberal arts English major.)

Note: Each course can fulfill only one requirement.

World language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree: Students who have not successfully completed any high school language classes will need to successfully complete two semesters of coursework in one language; students who have successfully completed high school language classes will take a language placement test to determine their level of language proficiency. Those who place at the 101 level will need to successfully complete two semesters of coursework in that language. Those who place between the 102 and 202 level will need to successfully complete one semester in that language. (See the Degree Requirements section of this catalog for further information.)

 

English Major - Secondary Education Top of Page

36 credits

The English Secondary Education major contains a concentration in English literature. Students completing the English Secondary Education major and university requirements for EA-A teacher certification will be eligible for a Wisconsin teaching license in English Literature and Composition for Teaching Level Early Adolescence-Adolescence (EA-A), License #300.

Category 1:

Teaching Methods: Three credits

ENGEd 339    Teaching English in the Secondary Schools - 3 credits 

Category 2:

British and American Literature Surveys: 12 credits

ENGL 211       British Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 212       British Literature II -3 credits
ENGL 221       American Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 222       American Literature II -3 credits

Category 3:

Shakespeare: Three credits

ENGL 311       Shakespeare I - 3 credits
ENGL 312       Shakespeare II -  3 credits

Category 4:

Language: Three credits

WRIT 307      English Grammar -  3 credits
ENGL 405       History of the English Language - 3 credits

Category 5:

Writing and Literacy: Three credits

WRIT 303      Introduction to Rhetoric -3 credits
ENGL 318       Nonfiction Literature and Literacy - 3 credits
WRIT 325      Writing Women, Women Writing  - 3 credits
WRIT 401      Art of Persuasive Writing -3 credits
ENGL 418       Language and Literature in the Middle Grades - 3 credits
WRIT 450      Special Topics in Rhetoric - 1-6 credits
WRIT 470      Special Topics in Writing -1-6 credits

Category 6:

The Literary Tradition: Six credits

ENGL 311       Shakespeare I - 3 credits
ENGL 312       Shakespeare II - 3 credits
ENGL 315       Chaucer - 3 credits
ENGL 326       Major Author -3-6 credits
ENGL 328       Contemporary Multi-Ethnic American Literature -3 credits
ENGL 331       British Literary Periods - 3-6 credits
ENGL 332       American Literary Periods -3-6 credits
ENGL 368       Studies in the Short Story I (Pre 1945) - 3 credits
ENGL 369       Studies in the Short Story II (Post 1945) - 3 credits
ENGL 426       Popular Literary Figures of the 20th Century - 3 credits
ENGL 436       Hemingway's Artistry - 3 credits
ENGL 446       Key Modernist Figures in American Literature -3 credits
ENGL 456       Avant-Garde Literature -3 credits
ENGL 460       Special Topics in Literature -3-6 credits
ENGL 466       Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Drama -3 credits

Category 7:

Electives: Six credits (Three credits must be at the 300 level or above.)

Note: Each course can fulfill only one requirement. 

Foreign language requirement: Two semesters of one foreign language or two years of one foreign language in high school.

 

English Minor Top of Page

21 credits

Category 1:

British Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 211       British Literature I - 3 credits
ENGL 212       British Literature II -3 credits

Category 2:

American Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 221       American Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 222       American Literature II -3 credits
ENGL 228       Multi-Ethnic American Literature - 3 credits

Category 3:

Electives: 15 Credits in English courses numbered 241 or above, with at least 12 credits in courses numbered 300 or above.

 

English Minor - Secondary Education Top of Page

21 credits

The English Secondary Education minor contains a concentration in English literature. Students completing the English Secondary Education minor and university requirements for EA-A teacher certification will be eligible for a Wisconsin teaching license in English Literature and Composition for Teaching Level Early Adolescence-Adolescence (EA-A), License #300.

Category 1:

Teaching Methods: Three credits

ENGEd 339    Teaching English in the Secondary Schools - 3 credits

Category 2:

British Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 211       British Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 212       British Literature II -3 credits

Category 3:

American Literature Survey: Three credits

ENGL 221       American Literature I -3 credits
ENGL 222       American Literature II - 3 credits
ENGL 228       Multi-Ethnic American Literature - 3 credits    

Category 4:

Language: Three credits

WRIT 307      English Grammar -3 credits
ENGL 405       History of the English Language - 3 credits

Category 5:

Writing and Literacy: Three credits

WRIT 303      Introduction to Rhetoric -3 credits
ENGL 318       Nonfiction Literature and Literacy  - 3 credits
WRIT 325      Writing Women, Women Writing -3 credits
WRIT 401      Art of Persuasive Writing -3 credits
ENGL 418       Language and Literature in the Middle Grades - 3 credits
WRIT 450      Special Topics in Rhetoric - 1-6 credits
WRIT 470      Special Topics in Writing -1-6 credits

Category 6:

Electives: Six additional credits in courses at the 300-level or above.

 


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