English/Writing Degree

English/Writing Degree

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The English Studies Concentration of the English/Writing Major offers a dynamic set of courses that focus upon the study of literature. For more information about the English Studies Concentration, contact Dr. Nancy Knowles (nknowles@eou.edu). Also, see the Advising page for more information about selecting electives in the English Studies degree.

Students in the English Studies take the Common Core classes for the English and Writing Degree in addition to courses in the English Studies Concentration. These requirements are:

Prerequisites:

  • English 136: Themes
  • Writing 121: Expository Prose Writing

Common Core (34-35 hours)

Take all of the following:

  • English 201: Shakespeare
  • English 316: Approaches to Grammar

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • Writing 220: Methods of Tutoring
  • Writing 230: Introduction to News Writing

Take two (2) of the following:

  • Writing 241: Introduction to Fiction Writing
  • Writing 242: Introduction to Poetry Writing
  • Writing 243: Screenwriting Fund
  • Writing 248: Introduction Writing in Genres

Take two (2) of the following:

  • English 371: British Literature Before 1800
  • English 372: British Literature After 1800
  • English 381: American Literature Before 1865
  • English 382: American Literature After 1865

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • Writing 320: UWR Professional Writing
  • Writing 351: Professional Editing and Publishing

Take one (1) of the following:

  • Writing 341: Intermediate Fiction
  • Writing 342: Intermediate Poetry
  • Writing 348: Intermediate Writing in the Genres

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • Writing 360: Literacy, Discrimination, and Power
  • Writing 393: Rhetoric of Public Culture

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • English 390: Multicultural Literature and Film
  • English 395: Gender in Literature and Film

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • English 436: Themes
  • Writing 436: Themes
  • Writing 440: Advance Writing Workshop

Electives:

  • Choose a minimum of 11 credits at 200-level or above

Capstone:

  • Writing 402: Capstone I (Fall)
  • Writing 403: Capstone (Winter)
  • Writing 406: Publication/Presentation (Spring) (optional)

Secondary Teaching Option:

Required preparation:

  • English 316: Approaches to Grammar
  • Education 242: Education Concepts

Highly recommended preparation for secondary teaching preparation, practice and national testing:

  • English 201: Shakespeare
  • English 371: British Literature Before 1800
  • English 372: British Literature After 1800
  • English 381: American Literature Before 1865
  • English 382: American Literature After 1865
  • English 390: Multicultural Literature and Film
  • Writing 220: Methods of Tutoring
  • Journalism 230 Introduction to News Writing
  • Writing 360: Literacy, Discrimination, and Power

Take one (1) of the following courses:

  • Writing 341: Intermediate Fiction
  • Writing 342: Intermediate Poetry
  • Writing 348: Intermediate Writing in the Genres
  • Writing 351: Professional Editing and Publishing

NOTE: 14 credit hours may be completed within the English/Writing Core.
NOTE: Students interested in Secondary English teaching should work closely with the secondary English teaching adviser Professor. Knowles.

 

 

 

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