Undergraduate Course Catalog 2012-2013

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ENGLISH PROGRAM THREE WRITING/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 44


I. Core Courses (23)
06-250 Introduction to English 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)
    OR

21-YYY Second of two semesters of a foreign language: choose one of the following: (3)
21-104 First Year Spanish 2 (3)
21-204 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 2 (3)
21-108 First Year Arabic 2 (3)
21-112 First Year Chinese 2 (3)
21-114 First Year Japanese 2 (3)
21-118 First Year Polish 2 (3)
21-122 First Year Russian 2 (3)
21-124 First Year French 2 (3)
21-126 First Year Italian 2 (3)
21-128 First Year German 2 (3)
    OR
54-202 Sign Language I (3)
70-200 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
06-318 Writing Center Practicum (1)
06-380 The ePortfolio Seminar (1)
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:
06-235 U.S. Literature Survey 1: Beginnings to 1865 (3)
06-236 U.S. Literature Survey 2: 1865 to Present (3)
    OR
British Literature surveys:
06-237 British Literature Survey 1: Beginnings to 1800 (3)
06-238 British Literature Survey 2: 1800 to Present (3)

B.  Choose Non-Western Literature or one Multicultural Literature: (3)
06-334 Non-Western Literature (3)
06-346 Topics in Ethnic and 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)
10-335 Advertising Copywriting (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 an ePortfolio of writing. The ePortfolio represents assignments and projects completed in courses. Students should register for 06-380 ePortfolio Seminar during the final semester before graduation; i.e., the semester in which they plan to graduate. 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.