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English (BA)

Certification/Endorsement Code: BA
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 02
Programs: Secondary - Major or Minor
AQ Program Contact Person: Dr, Rebecca Coogan

Department: English

 
 

English Major Required Courses (36 hours)

At least 18 credit hours must be taken at Aquinas College.

 
Required:
EH 221 Introduction to Literary Studies (3 credit hours)
 
British Literature: Select 9 credit hours
EH 361 Early English Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 362 Early English Literature: 17th & 18th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 363 English-Romantic Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 364 English Literature: Victorian or Early 20th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 365 20th Century English & Irish Literature (3 credit hours)
 
American Literature: Select 6 credit hours
EH 273 Studies in American Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 370 American Literature I: Colonial - Early Federal (3 credit hours)
EH 371 American Literature II: 19th & Early 20th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 372 American Literature III: 20th Century American Literature (3 credit hours)
 
Select 3 semester hours from each of the following groups:
Genre Courses:
EH 218 Modern Poetry (3 credit hours)
EH 266 Studies in English Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 355 The Novel I (3 credit hours)
EH 356 The Novel II (3 credit hours)
Composition:
EH 205 Advanced Composition (3 credit hours)
EH 210 Creative Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 400 Practicum: Teaching Writing (3 credit hours)*
Major Authors:
EH 401 Major Authors Seminar (3 credit hours)
EH 410 Shakespeare (3 credit hours)
EH 451 Chaucer (3 credit hours)
Linguistics & Literary Criticism:
EH 230 Grammar of Modern English (3 credit hours)*
EH 231 History of the English Language (3 credit hours)*
EH 450 Literacy of Criticism (3 credit hours)
 
Select 6 semester hours of Diversity Studies (students may elect to substitute one course in Diversity Studies by taking one additional course in one of the distribution areas or any other English course except EH 101, 105, 1-6, or 111)
EH 211 World Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 212 World Literature in English (3 credit hours)
EH 225 Literature and Motion Pictures (3 credit hours)
EH 255 Women Writers (3 credit hours)
EH 274 African-American Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 395 Studies in Modern Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 398-399 Readings/Independent Study (var)
 
 

English Minor Required Courses (24 hours)

At least 12 credit hours must be taken at Aquinas College.

 
Required:
EH 221 Introduction to Literary Studies (3 credit hours)
 
No more than one course from the following:
EH 111 Introduction to Poetry
EH 112 Introduction to Fiction
EH 113 Introduction to Drama
 
At least one course from each of the following areas:
British Literature
EH 361 Early English Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 362 Early English Literature: 17th & 18th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 363 English-Romantic Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 364 English Literature: Victorian or Early 20th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 365 20th Century English & Irish Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 410 Shakespeare (3 credit hours)
 
American Literature
EH 370 American Literature I: Colonial - Early Federal (3 credit hours)
EH 371 American Literature II: 19th & Early 20th Century (3 credit hours)
EH 372 American Literature III: 20th Century American Literature (3 credit hours)
 
Diversity Studies
EH 211 World Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 212 World Literature in English (3 credit hours)
EH 225 Literature and Motion Pictures (3 credit hours)
EH 255 Women Writers (3 credit hours)
EH 274 African-American Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 388 Youth Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 395 Studies in Modern Literature (3 credit hours)
EH 398 Readings (var)
 
Composition and Language
EH 205 Advanced Composition (3 credit hours)
EH 210 Creative Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 220 Creative Writing II (3 credit hours)
EH 230 Grammar of Modern English (3 credit hours)*
EH 231 History of the English Language (3 credit hours)*
EH 348 Poetry Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 349 Fiction Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 350 Literary Non-Fiction Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 351 Script Writing (3 credit hours)
EH 400 Practicum: Teaching Writing (3 credit hours)*