2012-2013 Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2021  
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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  • Professors: Rebecca Laroche, Thomas J. Napierkowski, C. Kenneth Pellow, Joan Ray, and Susan Taylor
  • Professor Emeritus: Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky
  • Associate Professors: Debra Dew (Director of Rhetoric and Writing Program) and Lesley Ginsberg
  • Assistant Professors: K. Alex Ilyasova (Director of Professional/Technical Writing Program), Katherine Mack, and Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
  • Assistant Professor Attendant Rank: Traci Freeman
  • Senior Instructors: Susan Finger, Tony Friedhoff, Juliana Frost, Keri Hemenway, Julie Hoffman, Kathleen Johnson, Cecile Malek, Quentin Martin,Melonie McMichael, William Myers, Meghan Tifft, and Sarah Treschl
  • Instructors: Gina Baldoni-Rus, Carson Bennett, Cheryl Birkelo, Audrey Birkett, Erin Dalton, Rachel Donelson, Elizabeth Edsen, Jamie Filpi, Crystal Baye Herald, Chelsea Lawson, June Loterbauer, Mia Nussbaum, Ann O’Brien, Rebecca Posusta, Christine Robinson, Rashna Singh, Thomas Wahl, and Andrea Wenker
  • Director, Writing Across the Curriculum/Portfolio Assessment: Michelle Neely

Programs of Study

English Department Academic Policies

Levels of Courses

Ordinarily, 1000 level courses are taken prior to 2000 level courses, and so on. Unless otherwise indicated, courses have general prerequisites as follows: for 2000 level courses, 24 prior college credits; for 3000 level courses, 30 college credits; for 4000 level courses, 45 college credits.

Prerequisite for All English Courses

Students must fulfill the ENGL 1310 requirement prior to taking any other English course beyond 1310. For all majors and all tracks, ENGL 2000 is a prerequisite for all other English courses. For English majors, ENGL 2010 is a prerequisite for all other literature courses offered through the Department of English. For non-majors, ENGL 1500 is a prerequisite for all 2000-level and non-major literature courses.

Graduate Course Offerings

In general, courses numbered 4000 may also be taken for graduate credit as a 5000 numbered course. See instructor for details. Courses numbered 5000 and 6000 are for graduate students only.

Honors at Graduation

To graduate with departmental honors in English, a student must compile a 3.75 grade point average in the major and compile a 3.5 grade point average overall.

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