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The Master’s College 2015-2016 Catalog

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Minor in English

A minor in English is offered to students not majoring

in English, but who wish to pursue their interest in the

English language and in imaginative literature. For a minor

in English, the following courses are required:

E120 Introduction to Literature......................................... 3

Four of the following................................................................12

E211, 212 English Literature, I, II (3,3) E221, 222 World Literature I, II (3,3) E231, 232 American Literature I, II (3,3)

Three Upper Division English Electives.......................... 9

Total units required for minor..................................................24

Course Offerings in

English

E110 English Composition (3)

Instruction and supervised practice in the techniques

of effective written expression, with emphasis on

analytical reading and writing of expository prose.

Includes one or more researched and documented

essays.

E120 Introduction to Literature (3)

An introduction to literary forms: short story, novel,

poetry, drama. This course intends to foster an

appreciation for the range of literature and to instruct

students in close reading and analysis. Provides

further instruction in expository writing through

personal response to and analysis of the literature.

(May be counted as a literature elective; does not

fulfill the literature survey requirement.)

E211, 212 English Literature I, II (3, 3)

A chronological survey of the development of

English literature, with emphasis on the major writers;

some attention to the parallel developments in

history, language, religion, and culture. First semester:

Anglo-Saxon period through the Neoclassical

period. Second semester: Romantic period through

contemporary period.

E221, 222 World Literature I, II (3, 3)

A chronological and geo-politico-religious survey

of the major literary works that contributed to the

shaping of world history. This course examines

selected literary works from three major regions from

antiquity to the present: the Greco-Roman world and

Europe, the Middle Eastern world and India, and the

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Credit for E110 English Composition (3

units) for a score of 55 or above on

Ex-

amination in College Composition

(includes two

CLEP-scored essays).

Credit for E120 Introduction to Literature

(3 units) for a score of 55 or above on exam

in

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

; counts

as literature elective.

Credit for E211 English Literature I or E212

English Literature II; three (3) units credit

may be granted for a score of 55 or above

on exam in

English Literature

; fulfills literature

survey requirement.

Credit for E231 American Literature I or

E232 American Literature II; three (3) units

credit may be granted for a score of 55 or

above on exam in

American Literature

; fulfills

literature survey requirement.

E211, 212 English Literature I, II................................ 3, 3 E231, 232 American Literature I, II............................. 3, 3 E364 History of the English Language.................. 3 E435 Literary Criticism & Critical Theory............. 3 E436 Contemporary Critical Theory....................... 3 E491 Senior Thesis & Capstone Portfolio ............................................................3

One of the following...................................................................3

E221 World Literature I (3) E222 World Literature II (3)

Two of the following...................................................................6

E313 Age of Romanticism (3) E314 Victorian Age (3) E416 Modern British Writers (3) E425 Twentieth Century American Literature (3)

English Majors taking E425 may waive E232

One the following........................................................................3

   

E332 Advanced Composition (3)

   

E353 Modern English Grammar (3)

One of the following...................................................................3

   

E333 Drama as Literature (3)

   

E334 The Short Story (3) E335 The English Novel (3)

   

E336 Poetry & Poetics (3)

One Lower Division English Elective...............................3

Three Upper Division English Electives.*.........................9

Total units required for the major ............................................51

*Six of these nine units may be from the following writing courses

offered in the Department of Communication: C344, C351,

C362, C441, C471

ENGLISH COURSE REQUIREMENTS