Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

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ENGLISH PROGRAM THREE WRITING/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 43


I. Core Courses (22)
06-250 Introduction to Textual Studies (3)
06-300 Writing for the Professions (3)
06-301 Rhetoric for Writers (3)
06-310 Advanced Writing (3)
06-311 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
06-314 Linguistics (3)
06-318 Writing Center Practicum (1)
06-380 Writing Portfolio (0)
06-425 Theories of Composing (3)

II. Required Literature Courses (9)
A. Choose one American Literature or one British Literature survey: (3)

American Literature surveys:
06-341 American Literature Beginnings to 1860 (3)
06-343 American Literature 1860 to 1912 (3)
06-345 American Literature 1912 to Present (3)
    or

British Literature surveys:
06-351 British Literature Beginnings to 1700 (3)
06-353 British Literature 1700 to 1910 (3)
06-355 British Literature 1910 to Present (3)

B.  Choose Non-Western Literature or one Multicultural Literature: (3)
06-334 Non-Western Literature (3)
    or

Multicultural Literature choices:
06-346 Topics in Immigrant Literatures (3)
06-347 Native American Literature (3)
06-348 African American Literature (3)

C.  Shakespeare (3)
06-360 Shakespeare (3)

III. Recommended English Electives (12)
Students choose to specialize in Creative Writing or Professional Writing or create a course of general study that combines electives from each of the three areas.
A. Creative Writing
06-309 Topics in Writing (3)
06-312 Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing (3)
06-413 Advanced Workshop in Creative Writing (3)
06-415 Seminar in Writing (3)

B. Professional Writing
Students specializing in Professional Writing must take an approved technology-based writing course marked below with an asterisk (*). 06-307 is strongly recommended.
06-306 Editing for Publishing (3)
06-308 Technical Writing (3)
06-309 Topics in Writing (3)
06-415 Seminar in Writing (3)

C. General Writing
06-125 Writers’ Roundtable (1)

*06-307 The Electronic Word: Computers and Writing in Theory and Practice (3)
06-309 Topics in Writing (3)
06-400 Internship (1-6)
06-415 Seminar in Writing (3)
06-420 Literary Theory and Criticism (3)

D. Possible Electives from Other Majors

Elective courses taken outside the English Department must have the approval of the Writing Program Director.
*01-231 Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (3)
10-200 Feature Writing (3)
*10-320 Publications Design (3)
10-335 Advertising Copywriting (3)

*10-380 Multimedia Production (3)
*10-382 Web Design (3)

IV. The General Education advanced writing requirement is fulfilled in Program Three by the completion of 06-310 Advanced Writing.

V. In consultation with their advisors in the English Department, majors must submit for review a portfolio of writing. The portfolio represents assignments and projects completed in courses. Students should register for 06-380 Writing Portfolio during the final semester before graduation. Further information can be obtained from the advisor and department chair.

VI. Students majoring in Program Three are strongly encouraged to enroll in an Internship during their final year of study. Further information can be obtained from the advisor and department chair.