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DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY

The Department of

English & Modern Languages

Shepherd University

 




 

 

The New Curriculum

 

 

Required Courses for all Three Tracks

         ENGL 301: Introduction to Literary Studies

         ENGL 310: British Literature to 1660

         ENGL 311: British Literature, 1660-1900

         ENGL 312: American Literature to 1900

         ENGL 313: Literature in English since 1900

         ENGL 421: Shakespeare

 

Additional Courses Required for the Literature Track

         Either ENGL 415: Chaucer OR ENGL 423: Milton

         Upper-division electives, 9 hours

         ENGL 485: English Capstone

         Foreign Language, 12 hours

 

Additional Courses Required for the Creative Writing Track

         ENGL 371: Introduction to Creative Writing

         Two of the following creative writing classes: ENGL 471: Fiction, ENGL 472: Poetry, ENGL 473: Creative Nonfiction, and ENGL 474: Drama

         Upper-division elective, 3 hours

         ENGL 485: English Capstone

         Foreign Language, 12 hours

 

Additional Courses Required for the Education Track

         ENGL 400: Mythology OR ENGL 402: Bible as Lit.

         ENGL 307: Teaching Reading & Young Adult Literature

         ENGL 355: American Ethnic Literature

         ENGL 360: Literature and the Sexes OR ENGL 366: Women in the Arts and Literature

         ENGL 370: Structure and Evolution of English

         ENGL 377: Peer Tutoring and Composition Theory

         ENGL 356: Appalachian Culture OR ENGL 373: Creative Writing

         Upper-division electives, 6 hours

         ENGL 486: English Education Capstone

         Professional Education Courses, 34 hours

 

 

The Department supports the following minors:

 

         English

         Journalism

         Appalachian Studies

 

 

 

As an additional resource, please consult the online catalogues.

 

 

Maintained for the Department of English by Dr.Alan Tinkler .