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2019 - 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Major


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Program Chair: Dr. Michael Milburn

Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts

Mission

The Language and Literature Department strives to develop a true community of learners where a working knowledge of literary history and literary analysis gives students a home in their own culture and makes them careful and compassionate judges of human nature.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program:

  • Students can demonstrate knowledge of the mechanical, historical, and rhetorical significance of language usage.
  • Students can identify and explain the formal elements of texts and how they contribute to a text’s meaning.
  • Students can demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of traditions, periods, movements, authors, genres, and works of literature.
  • Students can persuasively explain literary value in tenns of aesthetics and other literary theories.
  • Students can produce relevant, credible, eloquent, and well-researched arguments about literary texts.

Major Requirements


Required Courses:


Literary Survey Courses:


Four (4) of the following literary survey courses:

Advanced Topics Courses:


Two (2) of the following advanced topics courses:

Total: 124 Semester Credits


Program length: 4 academic years / 128 weeks

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