Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

English, Rhetoric and Language Concentration, B.A.


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(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree)

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 16


Second Semester


Total: 16


Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total: 16


Second Semester


Total: 15


Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 15


Second Semester


Total: 15


Senior Year


First Semester


  • Elective Credit: 3.
  • ENGL from blocks or courses at or above 3000-level Credit: 12. 2

Total: 15


Second Semester


Total: 12


Note:


1

English majors meet the foreign language requirement by making a C or better in a foreign language course at the 2020 level or higher excluding Country and People and the Global Studies courses. Students who have completed the foreign language requirement should take six credit hours of electives in any course at the 3000-level or higher.

2

Students choose courses from Blocks or courses at or above 3000-level as indicated below, for a total of 30 hours. 

  Language and Rhetoric Block (choose any five courses):  ENGL 4411 (5411) , ENGL 4421 (5421) , ENGL 4451 (5451) , ENGL 4511 (5511) , ENGL 4521 (5521) , ENGL 4531 (5531) , ENGL 4541 (5541) , ENGL 4561 (5561)  
  British Literature Block (choose one): ENGL 4111 (5111) ENGL 4130 (5130) , ENGL 4140 (5140) , ENGL 4210 (5210) , ENGL 4221 (5221) , ENGL 4231 (5231) , ENGL 4240 (5240)  
  American Literature (choose one): ENGL 4310 (5310) , ENGL 4320 (5321) , ENGL 4330 (5330) , ENGL 4340 (5340) , ENGL 4712 (5712) , ENGL 4713 (5713) , ENGL 4830 (5830)  
 

The remaining 9 hours of upper-division ENGL courses must be taken from any ENGL courses 3000 or above EXCEPT core courses. (The upper-division core courses are ENGL 3000, 3810, 3820, 3910, 3920, 4121 (5121), and 4995.)

 

Students in the Rhetoric and Language Concentration can also have a concentration in Professional and Technical Communication by using elective hours and three additional credit hours to complete 24 credit hours from the following courses (the nine credit hours from the Professional Communication Core are required):

 

PC 2500 - Communicating in the Professions 
PC 3250 - Professional Communication I 
PC 4850 (5850) - Internship  

and 15 additional hours from the following:

PC 3500 - Rhetoric and the Internet 
PC 3700 - Information Design in the Professions 
PC 3750 - Ethics in the Professions 
PC 4850 (5850) - Internship 
PC 4940 (5940) - Technical Editing 
PC 4950 (5950) - Topics in Professional and Technical Communication  
PC 4970 (5970) - Professional Communication II 
PC 4990 - Business and Grant Proposal Writing  

3 When necessary, a committee of the instructor of record, the department chair, and the literature concentration advisor will determine if and how courses with primarily Anglophone Literature fit into the existing curriculum for the British/American blocks. Suitably designated courses may be substituted for the courses currently listed in those blocks, contingent upon approval of the majority of the committee.

 

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