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Undergraduate Course Schedule

Each semester there will be a variety of 3000 and 4000 level literature electives offered that may differ from year to year. There is typically at least one author topics course offered each semester, as well as period and genre topics courses.

The courses below fulfill program requirements. Please see the updated curriculum for each of the three English degrees.

Courses offered every Fall:

American Literature to 1865 Writing Fiction I
Writing Poetry I Writing Creative Nonfiction I
Technical Writing Myth
Seminar in Literary Criticism Professional Writing
Elements of Electronic Rhetoric BFA Capstone
Methods of Teaching English  


Courses offered every Spring:

American Literature: 1865 - Present Writing Fiction II
Writing Poetry II Writing Creative Nonfiction II
Weblogs and Wikis Web Content Writing
Literature for Young Adults Shakespeare and His Age
Writing for the Secondary School Teacher  

Course offered alternate years:

English Language (Spring '16)

British and World Literature series:

Note: The British and World Literature courses will be offered consistently as one course per semester. Here is the current schedule as planned.

British and World Prose - Spring '15

British and World Drama - Fall '15

British and World Poetry - Spring '16