Total Minimum Credits = 120
A minimum of 36 credits, appropriately distributed, is required in English department courses. Students may not exceed the maximum of 45 credits of English department courses (not counting College Writing I II). At least 75 credits must be earned outside of the major.
1Literature electives are listed below.
2See list of options for writing electives, Theory/Composition/Language, capstone, and portfolio requirements below.
3Required of all freshmen.
4World Ready Language Track (WRtrack) requires successful completion of the Beginning 1 and 2 courses of a language and 3 courses related to the history/government/literature/culture of that same country. (15 credits)
Refer to the General Education website for General Education requirements.
Restriction on off-campus study:
Two foundation courses are required (6 credits):
Five approved writing electives are required (15 credits):
One capstone course is required (3 credits):
Any 4000 level writing course on the list above or ENGL.4900 Directed Study in Writing (must be pre-arranged with faculty approval).
Students must submit an electronic portfolio of work to a JPW faculty committee in order to graduate. This portfolio should include a resume and cover letter, and substantial written and/or multimedia work created for a public audience, including assignments from relevant coursework, output from extracurricular activities, and work done as part of an internship.
Two literature electives are required (6 credits):
Students take at least two 3000/4000 level literature courses (any 3000 or 4000 level literature course qualifies).
One of the following Theory/Composition/Language courses is required (3 credits):
One of the following is required (3 credits):
Three optional free English electives may be taken (0-9 credits):
Optional additional English courses may be taken in literature, theatre, or writing.
Not counting the required courses ENGL.2270ENGL.2000, students may not take more than two courses at the 2000 level.
At least one English course must fulfill the department's Diversity requirement.
Last updated: 10/26/2017