2015-2016 Catalog 
    Aug 16, 2022  
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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  • Professors: Rebecca Laroche, Thomas J. Napierkowski, C. Kenneth Pellow, and Susan Taylor
  • Professor Emeritus: Alexander L. Blackburn, Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky
  • Professor Emerita: Joan Ray
  • Associate Professors: Lesley Ginsberg (Chair), K. Alex Ilyasova (Director of Professional/Technical Writing Program), Katherine Mack, and Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
  • Assistant Professors: Ann Amicucci (Director of First-Year Rhetoric and Writing), Stephen Carter, and Dustin Stewart
  • Senior Instructors: Mary Margaret Alvarado, Gina Baldoni-Rus, Cheryl Birkelo, Susan Finger, Tony Friedhoff, Keri Hemenway, Kathleen Johnson, Ceil Malek, Quentin Martin, Jamie May, Melonie McMichael, William Myers, Rebecca Posusta, Meghan Tifft, Sarah Treschl, and Andrea Wenker
  • Instructors: B. Denise Garrett, Catherine Grandorff, Phillip Heasley, Baye Herald, Stacey Johnson, Chelsea Lawson, June Loterbauer, Jennifer McArdle, Omar Montoya, Jennifer Panko, Leslie Rapparlie, Christine Robinson, Kacey Ross, M. Nate Siebert, Benjamin Syn, Richard Thomas, Erin Trauth, Justin Tucker, Kevin Van Winkle, and Thomas Wahl
  • Director, Writing Across the Curriculum/Portfolio Assessment & Assistant Professor Attendant Rank: 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 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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