English
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Matching Endorsement Requirements to Major Requirements

Alternatives such as special topics offerings or non-Mason courses may be applied with permission of the Licensure specialist.

All courses are ENGH unless otherwise noted.

Licensure Endorsement Category  Courses that fulfill licensure requirement and related English major requirements
Literature: British

• Survey of British options that may be used to satisfy pre-1800 or pre-1915 literature requirement for major

320 Literature of the Middle Aes
321 English Poetry and Prose of the 16th Century
322 Shakespeare: Histories and Comedies
323 Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances
325 English Poetry and Prose of the 17th Century
330 The Augustan Age
331 The Age of Sensibility
332 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama
333 English Novel of the 18th Century
421 Medieval Intellectual Topics
470 English Renaissance Drama

• Survey of British options that may be used to satisfy pre-1915 literature requirement for major

334 English Poetry of the Romantic Period
335 Prose and Poetry of the Victorian Period
336 English Novel of the 19th Century

• Other Survey of British options

316 English Poetry of the Twentieth Century
339 English and Irish Drama of the Twentieth Century
421 Special Topics: British Literary Periods
418 English Novel of the Twentieth Century

 

 Literature: American

• Survey of American options that satisfy pre 1915 literature

340 Colonial and Federalist American Literature
341 Literature of the American Renaissance
343 Development of the American Novel to 1914

• Survey of American options that satisfy pre 1915 literature OR Minority/Folklore/Popular literature requirement for major

348 Beginnings of African American Literature Through 1865
349 African American Literature: Reconstruction to 1903

• Survey of American options that satisfy Minority/Folklore/Popular literature requirement for major.

350 African American Literature Through 1946
351 Contemporary African American Literature

• Other Survey of American options

344 Development of the American Novel since 1914
345 American Drama of the Twentieth Century
346 American Poetry of the Twentieth Century
355 Recent American Fiction
356 Recent American Poetry
442 Special Topics: American Literary Periods

 Literature: World

• World literature option that may also be used to satisfy pre 1915 literature requirement for major.

360 Nineteenth-Century Continental Novels in Translation

• World literature options that may also be used to satisfy Minority/Folklore/Popular literature requirement for major

362 Global Voices
366 The Idea of a World Literature
367 Literature in English Other Than British and American

• Other World literature option

361 Twentieth-Century Continental Novels in Translation

 Literary Theory/Criticism

• Literary Theory/Criticism option that also may be used to fulflill major foundation course requirement and University synthesis requirement

305 Dimensions of Reading and Writing

• Other Literary Theory/Criticism options

308 Introduction to Literary Theory
551 Literary Criticism (registration permission required)

Language: Development and Nature of English Language LING 326 General Linguistics
ENGH 592 Historical Studies of the English Language (registration permission required)
 Language: Grammar ENGH 307/LING 322 English Grammar
Composition: Teaching of Writing and use of technology 101 Composition
Composition: Advanced Composition 302 Advanced Composition
Oral Language Communications 100 or 101
English Electives 9 hours in other English courses: may be met by completion of English major requirements
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