The Department of English offers a major program in English (HEGIS 1501) leading to a BA degree and a five-year combined BA/MA degree program (HEGIS 1501). In addition, the Department offers basic and advanced courses in writing, as well as elective and core courses in literature. The Department also offers a minor in English and a minor in film studies, and participates in an interdisciplinary minor in writing.
Chair: D. DeFino; Professors: D. DeFino, L. Shea; Faculty Emeriti: H. Bauer, J. Brophy, J. Mahon, E. Panetta, B. Solomon, S. Solomon, C. Winslow; Associate Professors: M. Beckwith, C. Carlson, S. Cleary, A. Rosenfeld, H. Short, A. Stackhouse; Assistant Professors: A. Clark, T. Lyle, N. Mitra, T. Moretti, I. Stabell.
Teacher Certification - Grades 7-12
Students wishing to concentrate in English and receive teacher certification for grades 7-12 must complete all the requirements of the English major including specific areas of study required for adolescent education, as well as the 33 credits in Education as outlined in this catalog. NCATE requirements for students who began the teacher certification program (7-12) after September 2003 are available from the English Department.
Students in their senior year may complement their major course of study with an internship course (ENG 480 ) with the approval of the Instructor and the Department Chair. Appropriate internships are arranged with a select group of corporations, publishers and governmental organizations.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsBachelor of Arts/Master of ArtsNon-Degree