English B.A.

Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120

Develop language skills and experiences and a sound appreciation for the liberal arts in Mayville State University’s English/English Education programs. MSU provides quality literary experiences that help prepare students for a wide variety of career opportunities.

Mayville State University’s English programs prepare students for careers, life-long learning, citizenship, cultural enhancement, and problem solving. Core requirements provide a comprehensive overview of basic materials and a commitment to innovative technology-enriched education and learning relationships with community, employers, and society.

English majors must complete 36 hours of essential studies. The following Essential Studies courses are required: COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120 or ENGL 125, PSYC 111, and SOC 110.  These courses are pre-requisite courses to this major.

A list of approved essential studies courses is available here.

Students will be required to complete a minor.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Students will explain and demonstrate content knowledge in various formats

  • SLO 2: Students will use and apply content knowledge in new contexts that illustrate transfer of learning.

  • SLO 3: Students will utilize concepts from content knowledge to synthesize and create new ideas and work.

  • SLO 4: Students will compare, critique, and evaluate ideas, theories, and/or outcomes in content knowledge.

     

Requirements

Core Courses - 25 Semester Hours

EDUC 426/ENGL 426Reading In The Content Area

3

ENGL 320Advanced Grammar

3

ENGL 360Shakespeare

3

ENGL 408Advanced Composition

3

ENGL 476SComprehensive Examination

1

America Literature - one course required

(other course may be used as an elective)
ENGL 353Survey of American Literature

3

British Literature - one course required

(other course may be used as an elective)
ENGL 355Survey of British Literature

3

Diverse Literature - select two courses

(remaining courses may be used as electives)
ENGL 236Women's Literature

3

ENGL 345World Literature

3

ENGL 415Environmental/Indigenous Literature and Global Ecological Writing

3

ENGL or COMM Electives: Select 9 hours from the following

COMM 212Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM 245SRadio Broadcasting

1

COMM 280Understanding Film & Television

3

COMM 311Oral Interpretation of Literature

3

COMM 314Argumentation and Debate

3

COMM 316Intercultural Communication

3

ENGL 323Writing and Editing for the Media

3

ENGL 311Creative Writing

3

ENGL X99Special Topics

.5-4

*Minor required