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English Education Emphasis

This disciplinary emphasis also requires:

Supporting Courses21
Expository Writing 1
Introduction to Creative Writing
Introduction to English Literature I
Introduction to English Literature II
The English Novel: 1850's to the Present
Introduction to American Literature I
Introduction to American Literature II
Literary Studies
Introduction to Language
Upper-Level Courses24
Adolescent Literature in Middle and Secondary School Reading
American Ethnic Literature
African American Literature
Language and Society
Choose a minimum of 3 credits of the following courses: 2
World Literatures I
World Literatures II
World Literatures
Choose a minimum of 9 credits of upper-level Literature elective courses: 3
Intermediate Creative Writing
Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop
Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
Creative Nonfiction Writing
The English Novel: 1700 to the1850's
The English Novel: 1850's to the Present
Major Drama
Major Poetry
Topics in Literary Criticism
Major American Prose Fiction
Literary Themes
Literary Eras
American Ethnic Literature
World Literatures
History of the English Language
African American Literature
Major Author(s)
Total Credits45

Satisfied for students with ACT English score of 32 or higher.


If ENGLISH 218 or ENGLISH 219 is taken to fulfill an upper-level requirement, an additional 3 credits must be taken from the upper-level Literature elective course list above.


Some courses may vary by topic, so some of the above may be repeated for credit if the topic differs. See adviser for recommendations.