Go to class! As a discipline, English is defined by both materials and methods. While students can certainly access the materials—texts of many kinds, defined in many ways—on their own, the methods require participation in a community of scholars, which is the role of the classroom lecture and discussion. Students learn from each other as well as from faculty, and miss a significant portion of the educational experience when they miss class meetings or fail to participate in discussions. The English Department therefore affirms the importance of regular class attendance and supports penalties for non-attendance as indicated on the syllabi of individual faculty members.

Course Offerings


Courses Numbered 000-009

Noncredit courses.

Courses Numbered 100-199

Introductory and General Education courses normally taken during the freshman and sophomore years.

Courses Numbered 200-299

Other lower division courses and General Education courses.

Courses Numbered 300-399

Courses taken by undergraduate students who have met the prerequisite(s); not accepted for credit toward graduate degrees.

Courses Numbered 400-499

Courses normally taken in the junior and senior years; open to graduate students for credit toward graduate degrees. The number of credits acceptable in a graduate program is limited by graduate program policies.

Courses Numbered 500-599

Courses open to graduate students. Normally these courses require a bachelor's degree as a prerequisite. In certain circumstances, qualified undergraduate students who have earned at least 90 credit hours may be admitted, with documented consent of the instructor and the appropriate dean.

General Education Offerings

Core One

Core Three

Core Four

Arts - Visual and Performing

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