Sample Degree Plan & Course Sequence : Composition & Rhetoric/ Literature

Please Note: This is a sample degree plan only, including only 600-level courses. The specific topics covered in some courses change each year. This plan does not include the numerous 500-level courses offered each semester.

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse Description
ENGL 652

Introduction to Rhetorical Theory and

Praxis

ENGL 613

Literary Theory and Faith: Intersections

ENGL 610Studies in American Literature
ENGL 612

Studies in British Literature

(Before 1789)

Semester 2
ENGL 631Context: Studies in a Single Author
ENGL 610Studies in American Literature
ENGL 612Studies in British Literature (After 1789)
ENGL 640Special Topics
ENGL 623Discourse Theory
Semester 3
ENGL 652Introduction to Rhetorical Theory and Praxis
ENGL 613Literary Theory and Faith: Intersections
ENGL 620Research Methods and Publication
ENGL 612Studies in British Literature
ENGL 625Rhetorical Methods and Publications
Semester 4
ENGL 633Connections: Studies in Literary Period
ENGL 610Studies in American Literature
ENGL 615Studies in World Literature
ENGL 640Special Topics
ENGL 622Rhetoric and Belief


 

Note: Literature students are also required to take six hours of American Literature, and six hours of British Literature (three before 1789, three after). ENGL 631 can help fulfill this requirement. Comp/Rhetoric students are required to take one literature course.

 

Note: Students writing a thesis will enroll in three thesis hours their third semester, and three thesis hours their fourth semester, the latter in lieu of Intensive Research.

 

Note: Students may take up to six graduate hours out of the department. These must be approved by the Director of Graduate Studies.

Application Deadline:
Spring 2015
  • Dec. 13, 2014

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