English & Book Arts Major from Fall 2010 to Spring 2012

General Requirements

The English & Book Arts major requires a minimum of 42 credits, with a GPA of at least 2.25 in English program requirements. All students take the general program requirements and select either the creative writing, literary studies, or book arts concentration.

In addition to the major requirements, students must complete the University Core. Note that some Core requirements may be met by certain English requirements. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 120 credits and achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.00

Program Requirements 30-39 cr

ENG 117 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 3

ENG 207 Studies in Composition and Grammar 3

ENG 210 Beginning Creative Writing 3

ENG 224 Masterpieces of World Literature 3

ENG 325 Masterpieces of British Literature 3

ENG 327 Masterpieces of American Literature 3

ART 216 Book Arts 3

Select one course from: 3

ENG 231 Techniques of Poetry

ENG 232 Techniques of Fiction

ENG 233 Techniques of Creative Nonfiction

Complete one of the following: 6-15 cr

Senior Project I & II

May be a senior thesis in literary studies, an advanced project in creative writing, an internship or other pre-professional experience or an advanced book arts project.

OR

  • EDU 490 Student Teaching
  • Book Arts Concentration 12 cr
  • ART 217 Papermaking 3
  • ENG 242 Periodical Production 3
  • ART 326 Book Arts II 3

Select one course from: 3

ART 218 Printmaking

ART 214 Graphic Design

ART 214 Illustration

ENG 345 Book Culture & Knowledge

ENG 236 Copyediting & Proofreading

Creative Writing Concentration 12 cr

Select 6 additional credits in creative writing at or above 200 level. 6

Select 6 additional credits in creative writing at or above 300 level. 6

Literary Studies Concentration 12 cr

Select one course from: 3

ENG 451 Chaucer

ENG 453 Shakespeare

Select 6 additional credits in literature or film electives at or above 200 level 6

Select 3 additional credits in literature or film electives at or above 300 level. 3

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