Stetson University

College of Arts and Sciences

Degree Programs in English

Requirements for Academic Programs housed in the Department of English

Proposed to the A&S Curriculum Committee November 10, 2008

Bachelor of Arts in English

I. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

The student must complete the general education requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences for the Bachelor of Arts degree. A major in English requires 11 course units of English courses.

II. LOWER-DIVISION MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

Three units from the following list: ENGL 220, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 242, ENGL 243

Total lower-division course units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

III. UPPER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS

ENGL 381 ("Text-Criticism-Theory") . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

ENGL 499 ("Senior Colloquium") . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Two units numbered 400 and above, either ENGL (except ENGL 421) or ENCW . . . 2

Total upper-division course units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

IV. OTHER

Four units in other ENGL or ENCW courses.

Total course units required for the major: 11

V. ELECTIVES: Course units to total a minimum of 32.

Minor in English

I. REQUIREMENTS IN ENGLISH

Two units from the following list: ENGL 220, ENGL 240, ENGL 241, ENGL 242, ENGL 243

One unit numbered ENGL 425 or above

Two elective units, no more than one of which may be in the ENCW prefix.

Total units required for the minor: 5

Minor in Creative Writing

There are different requirements for the minor in Creative Writingfor students witha major in English and students with any other major.

A. The minor for students not majoring in English:

I. One unit in ENGL numbered 300 or above.

II. One additional unit in ENGL.

III. Three units from the following list: ENCW 215, ENCW 311, ENCW 312, ENCW 313, ENCW 314, ENCW 318, ENCW 319, ENCW 411, ENCW 412, ENCW 413, ENCW 414, ENCW 415, ENCW 418, ENCW 419.

Total units required for the minor: 5

B. The minor in Creative Writing for those majoring in English

I. Three units from the following list: ENCW 215, ENCW 311, ENCW 312, ENCW 313, ENCW 314, ENCW 318, ENCW 319 (but 318/319 may not be counted alongside another unit in the same genre).

II. Two units from the following list: ENCW 411, ENCW 412, ENCW 413, ENCW 414, ENCW 415, ENCW 418, ENCW 419.

Total units required for the minor: 5

Master of Arts in English

Course Requirements

A. ENGL 600 Graduate Colloquium 3

B. ENGL 698Directed Research 3

C. ENGL 699 Thesis 3

D.One Course in Criticism/Theory 3

E.Sixcoursesat the 500 level or above 18

Totalcredits 30

Students must demonstrate reading skills in French, German, or Spanish. Students may apply to substitute another language to fulfill this requirement when appropriate to the sutdent's course of study.

After completing9 credits, students will apply for candidacy by submitting a planned program of study. Before beginning work on the thesis course, students must submitcertification of language proficiency.

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