2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University

Major in English Hours
General Education Core Requirements for B.A. 56-58
Major Requirements (Major core plus one Emphasis)    

 34-36

Technical Requirement
        ENG 1050 Understanding Literature Language (3) [Hours count in Gen Ed Humanities category]
Major Core   16-18  

ENG 2000, Critical Reading and Writing about Literature

3    
One from the following: ENL 2110, ENL 2210, ENL 2310, or ENL 2330 3    
One from the following: ENL 2120, ENL 2220, ENL 2320, or ENL 2340 3    
One from ENW 2430 or ENW 2510 3
ENG 3000, Junior Seminar 0  
ENG 4900, Senior Seminar 3  
ENG 3960, Internship 1-3  
Literature Emphasis to include 18 hours Upper-level ENL/ENW courses, to include   18  
ENL 3800 Special Topics in World Literature 3    
One from: ENL 3540, 3620, 4350, 4360, 4370 3    
One 3000-level ENW course 3    
Nine additional hours of electives at the 3000-4000 level (3 of which can be ENW) 9    
Writing Emphasis **   18  
ENW 3020, Theories of Writing  3  
One from the following: ENL 3540, 3620, 4350, 4360, 4370 3
One ENL elective NOT from 3540, 3620, 4350, 4360,4370  3
9 hours of ENW electives  9  
   
Minor Requirements     18
Electives 16-20
Total     128


*Students pursuing the English Major, Literature Emphasis may combine this with the Writing Minor but not with the Literature Minor.

**Students pursuing the English Major, Writing Emphasis may combine this with the Literature Minor but not with the Writing Minor.

Minor in English Literature
    ENL 2110 and ENL 2210   6  
    One of the following: ENL 2000, ENL 2120, 2220, 2310, 2320, 2400   3  
    Three English electives, numbered 3000 and above   9  
    (English minors may count no more than one ENW prefix course towards the 9 hours of upper level electives in English)
Total     18
 
Minor in Writing     19
Core Requirements     5-7
    ENW 2510, The Art of the Essay   3  
    ENW 3960, Internship   1-3  
    ENW 4010, Writing Seminar: The Portfolio   1  
Writing Sequences (chosen from two of the following sequences)     6
     Professional Writing      
    ENW 3050, Writing and Learning: The Peer Tutor Seminar   3  
    ENW 3570, Professional Writing   3  
    ENW 3580, Writing in the Community   3  
    ENW 3680, Book Editing in Context 3
    MGT 3120, Management Communications   3  
     Communication and Writing      
    MDS 2210, Feature Writing   3  
    MDS 2400, Editing Techniques for Print   3  
    MDS 3130, Specialized Reporting   3  
    MDS 3550, Broadcast Scriptwriting      
    MDS 3990, Journalism as Literature      
     Creative Writing      
    ENW 3410, Creative Writing: Fiction   3  
    ENW 3420, Creative Writing: Poetry   3  
    ENW 3510, Creative Nonfiction

3

    ENW 3520, Writing and the Creative Process   3  
    ENW 3530, Writing About Place   3  
    ENW 3550, Exploratory Writing   3  
    ENW 3560, Reading and Writing in the Genres   3  

    ENW 3590 Writing and Spirituality

3
    TDR 3020, Basic Playwriting  

 3

 
Writing Electives(drawn from above and/or any other ENW course)     6-8
Total     19
 
English Endorsement     18
    ENL 2110, British Literature I   3  
    ENL 2210, American Literature I   3  
    ENL 3500, History of the Language and Linguistics   3  
    ENW 3510, Creative Nonfiction   3  
    ENL 3620, Shakespeare: Representative Plays   3  
    Three hours from the following   3  
        ENL 2120, British Literature II      
        ENL 2220, American Literature II      
        ENL 2310, Continental Literature I      
        ENL 2320, Continental Literature II      
        ENL 2330, World Literature I      
        ENL 2340, World Literature II      
        ENL 2400, Literature Survey Special Topics      
       
Minor in Second Language Acquisition

Hours

Core (12 hours)   12
HUM 2000, Language and Culture 3  
EDU 2100, Foundations of Education 3  
ENL/W 3500, History of the English Language 3  
One of the following:
EDU 4215, English Language Learner (3) or
SLS 3500, Language Instruction Methodologies (3)
3  
Six hours, to be chosen from the following classes, with at least one in ENL/W, EDU, or SLS 6***
ENW 3050, Peer Tutoring (3)    
ENL/W 4500, Special Topics in English Grammar and Linguistics (3)  
ENL/W 3960, Internship (related to language instruction) (3)  
EDU 3030, Literacy I (3)  
EDU 4230, Liteacy II (3)    
COM 2100, Speech and Diction (3)    
COM 3150, Intercultural Communication (3)    
ENL/W 3980 Practicum in Pedagogy (1-3)
An advanced phonetics course in any Foreign Language    
Total   18

***Students who are also pursuing a minor or major in Education must take an additional 3 hours from the courses listed above; any course listed above taken as part of another major/minor program cannot also be counted as filling requirements in this minor. In connection with this minor students must also meet the following requirements: 1) Complete 6 hours of the study of a second language at the 2000 level or higher; 2) Complete two (2) experiential learning opportunities in connection with the courses listed above; 3) Complete a study abroad experience.

SLS courses listed on Interdisciplinary page.

Advanced Placement and CLEP Credit Policy for First Year Writing Seminar

Students with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Language and Composition exam or on the Literature and Composition exam receive credit for ENG 1010; to complete their General Education composition requirement these students must still complete ENG 3010. Students who have taken both AP English tests and scored at least 4 on both tests receive a credit for ENG 1010 for one test and 3 additional hours of general elective credit. No CLEP credit will be awarded for ENG 1010.