DEGREE PROGRAMS
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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

Bruce Southard, Chairperson, 2201 Bate Building

BA IN ENGLISH

Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies, Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.).
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Common Core (exclusive of freshman composition).
ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1100)
ENGL 3000. British and American Literary History I (3) (WI) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major or minor or dept consent of instructor) 
ENGL 3010. British and American Literary History II (3) (WI) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major or minor or dept consent of instructor) 
9 s.h.
4.
Concentration area.
English:
Choose 3 s.h. from:
ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 2710. English Grammar (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3750. Introductory Linguistics (3) (S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3830. Introduction to Play Writing (3) (F) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3840. Introduction to Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3850. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3890. Critical Writing (3) (WI) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 5500. Linguistic and Cultural History of the English Language (3)
Choose 3 s.h. from:
ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose an additional 21 s.h. of ENGL electives above 2899, including a minimum of 12 s.h. above 3999, CLAS 3460 may be used to satisfy this requirement.  Writing courses and ENGL 4319, 4323, 4324, 4950, 4960, or 4970 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
Writing:
Choose 3 s.h. from:
ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose 18 s.h. from:
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3820. Scientific Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3830. Introduction to Play Writing (3) (F) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3840. Introduction to Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3850. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3890. Critical Writing (3) (WI) (S-OY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4890. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of instructor)
ENGL 4891. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of instructor)
ENGL 5770. Advanced Editing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3870 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5780. Advanced Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3880 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5840. Advanced Poetry Writing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3840 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5850. Advanced Fiction Writing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3850 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5860. Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3860 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5890. Advanced Script Writing (3) (P: Acceptance into the creative writing concentration of the MA literature program or ENGL 3830 or consent of instructor)
Choose an additional 6 s.h. of ENGL electives above 2899. CLAS 3460 may be used to satisfy this requirement.  Writing courses or ENGL 4319, 4323, 4324, 4950, 4960, or 4970 may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
27 s.h.
5.
Senior writing portfolio.  
6.
Minor and general electives to complete requirements for graduation.
Recommended Elective for Writing Concentration:  PHIL 1180. Introduction to Critical Reasoning (3) (WI*) (S) (GE:HU) or PHIL 2271. Introduction to Philosophy of Art (3) (WI*) (F,S) (GE:HU)
 

BS IN ENGLISH, SECONDARY EDUCATION

A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for admission to the BS program .  To graduate in this program, students must demonstrate competency in traditional grammar by passing the departmental exam or making a minimum  grade of C in ENGL 2710. For admission to internship, English education majors must have attained minimum cumulative and major 2.5 GPAs.  They must have passing grades in ENGL 4960; READ 3990 or 5317; EDTC 4001; PSYC 3240; 4305.  They must have a minimum grade of C in ENGL 2123, 3710. See Section 7, Degree Programs, School of Education, Licensure, for NC teacher licensure requirements.  Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:

1.
General education plus special requirements for licensure (See Section 6, Undergraduate Studies,  Requirements for Baccalaureate Degree Programs.), including those listed below.
PSYC 1000. Introductory Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO)
PSYC 3206. Developmental Psychology (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (GE:SO) (P: PSYC 1000 or 1060)
42 s.h.
2.
Foreign language through level 1004.
12 s.h.
3.
Core (exclusive of freshman composition and ENGL 2710).
ENGL 2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1100)
ENGL 2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3000. British and American Literary History I (3) (WI)  (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major or minor or dept consent of instructor) 
ENGL 3010. British and American Literary History II (3) (WI) (F,S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL major or minor or dept consent of instructor) 
ENGL 3710. Advanced English Grammar (3) (S) (P: ENGL 2710 or equivalent)
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4960. Literature for High School (3) (WI) (F) (GE:HU)
Choose 3 s.h. from:
ENGL 4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (WI) (F-EY) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose 3 s.h. from:
CLAS 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (GE:HU)
ENGL 3260. Black Literature in America (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3300. Women in Literature (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3460. Classical Mythology (3) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (WI) (F) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3630. The Bible as Literature (3) (WI) (S) (GE:HU) (P: ENGL 1200)
Choose 6 s.h. from any 4000- or 5000-level literature course, excluding ENGL 4230, 4910, 4920, 4950, 4970
Choose a 3 s.h. ENGL elective above 2999
36 s.h.
4.
Professional courses.
EDTC 4001. Technology in Education (2) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division)
EDUC 3200. Introduction to American Education (3) (WI*) (F,S,SS) (P: Early experience course or consent of instructor)
EDUC 4400. Foundations of School Learning, Motivation, and Assessment (3) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division) or PSYC 4305. Educational Psychology (3) (F,S,SS) (P: PSYC 2201 or 2240 or 3206 or 3240 or equivalent)
ENGL 2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 4323. The Teaching of English in High School (3) (F) (P: ENGL 4960)
ENGL 4324. Internship in English (10) (F,S) (P: Admission to upper division; ENGL 4960; EDTC 4001; EDUC 3200; PSYC 3206; PSYC 4305 or EDUC 4400; a minimum grade of C in ENGL 2123, 2710, 3810, 4323)
ENGL 4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in English Education (1) (S) (P: Admission to upper division; C: ENGL 4324)
READ 3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
SPED  4010. Exceptional Students in the Regular Classroom (2) (F,S) (RP: SPED 2000)
27 s.h.
5.
Electives to complete requirements for graduation.  

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TEACHER LICENSURE

A person wishing to meet the requirements for the add-on certificate in teaching English as a second language (TESL), grades K-12, must hold an A-level or G-level license and complete the following courses, as well as any state-mandated examinations, such as the PRAXIS specialty area examination in TESL: ENGL 2700, 3750, 5501, 5502, 5503, and 5504. A student taking ENGL 5501, 5502, 5503, or 5504 while enrolled as an undergraduate student may not count these credits toward any master's degree.

ENGLISH MINOR

Required ENGL courses (exclusive of freshman composition).
A minimum of 12 s.h. must be selected from courses numbered above 2899. CLAS 3460 may be counted. 
ENGL 4323 and 4324 may not be counted, nor may both ENGL 2710 and 2730 be counted.  Students interested in minoring in English should consult with the director of undergraduate studies in the department to plan their minor programs.
24 s.h.

DEPARTMENTAL CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

For licensure, students must register with the department and maintain a minimum average of B.

1.
Core.
ENGL 3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200) 
3 s.h.
2.
Electives.
ENGL 2710. English Grammar (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200) or ENGL 2730. Functional Grammar (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3810. Advanced Composition (3) (WI) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3820. Scientific Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F,S) (P: ENGL 1200)
ENGL 3885. Writing and Publications Development/Process (3) (WI) (S) (P: Consent of instructor)
ENGL 3895. Topics in Technical and Professional Writing (3) (WI) (S-OY) (P: Consent of instructor)
ENGL 4890. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of instructor) or ENGL 4891. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F,S,SS) (P: Consent of instructor)
ENGL 5770. Advanced Editing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3870 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5780. Advanced Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3880 or consent of instructor)
ENGL 5860. Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3) (WI) (P: ENGL 3860 or consent of instructor) 
SPCH 2520. Business and Professional Communication (3) (F,S,SS) (GE:FA)
With departmental approval, certain other courses may be substituted. 
Minimum of 12 s.h.

ENGLISH HONORS PROGRAM

The Department of English Honors Program  provides an opportunity for outstanding English majors to do intensive research in areas of special interest. In order to qualify for the honors program, a student must have a minimum cumulative and major 3.0 GPA. Students participating in the honors program enroll in ENGL 4550 and 4555 in consecutive semesters of their senior year. After extensive reading on a topic of his or her choice and appropriate consultation with an adviser chosen from among the senior faculty members, the student submits a paper on a topic related to his or her reading and takes an oral examination covering the area of the research.

SUMMER PROGRAM IN ENGLAND

The Department of English offers a summer program of study in London, England.  Students may earn 6 s.h. credit toward graduation.  Interested students should contact the director of undergraduate studies in English.


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