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1 The Course Unit Curriculum in the English Department at Stetson An Introduction for Returning Students

2 Course Unit Basics Every course in the college of Arts & Sciences will count as either one unit or one-half unit. One unit is equivalent to 4 credit hours. The usual semester load will be 4 units. Returning students must still amass the equivalent of 120 credit hours to graduate.

3 Gen Ed Requirements Foundations Must take 3 of 3. Knowledge Areas Must take 5 of 6. Personal & Social Responsibility Must take 2 of 5.

4 Foundations First-Year Seminar (FS). Does not apply to returning students. Writing. EH 111 and 121 or EH 121 and 131. Quantitative Reasoning (Q). Any math class.

5 Knowledge Areas Creative Arts (A). = A Fine Arts course. Or a new course in Art, English, etc. Culture & Belief (B). = An REL course. Or a new course in Religious Studies, Sociology, etc. Historical Inquiry (H). = A CIV course. Or a new course in History, English, Science, etc.

6 Knowledge Areas Pt. II Individuals, Societies, & Social Systems (S). Any course in AS, ES, GY, PE, PSY, SY, or AY. Orpretty much the same choices! Modern Languages (L). Proficiency at the currently required level. Or one course numbered 102 or above at Stetson. Physical and Natural World (p). Any lab science. Orany lab science.

7 Personal & Social Responsibility Environmental Responsibility (r). Ethical or Spiritual Inquiry (e). Any E course. Health & Wellness (w). Human Diversity (d). Any C course. Social Justice (j).

8 Junior Seminar Requirement Applies only to students entering Fall 2008 and after. JS courses will be offered beginning Fall Will also fulfill one of the two Personal and Social Responsibility requirements.

9 The New English Major Beginning Fall 2009

10 Overview of the Major 11 units are required: Three Gateway courses. One courseENGL 381in theory. Two 400 level seminar courses. The senior colloquium: ENGL 499. Four elective courses.

11 Gateway Courses ENGL 220: Understanding Comp / Rhet. ENGL 240a: Reading Non-Fiction. ENGL 241a: Reading Narrative. ENGL 242a: Reading Lyric. ENGL 243a: Understanding Drama.

12 Gateway Equivalents EH 221 fulfills one gateway requirement. Students with EH 221 credit may also count either 1 or 2 other literature courses, EH 201 or above, towards the gateway requirement. Any student may count one literature course, EH 201 or above, towards the gateway requirement.

13 Theory Equivalents EH 441 History of Criticism & Theory fulfills the requirement for ENGL 381. EH 442 Issues in Criticism & Theory fulfills the requirement for ENGL 381. EH 443 History & Theory of Rhetoric fulfills the requirement for ENGL 381.

14 The Rest of the ENGL Major ENGL 499: The senior colloquium is unchanged. Four electives in ENGL or ENCW. Students who move to the new curriculum with 90 or more credit hours will have one elective unit waived.

15 Creative Writing Minor Creative writing courses will now be ENCW. Although some numbers have changed, most ENCW courses will closely resemble current EHCW courses. New courses carrying 0.5 units credit: major project workshops I and II. ENCW 318 / 319A; also 418 /419.

16 ENCW Minor: ENGL Major 5 courses in creative writing. 3 intro level ENCW courses. 2 advanced level courses. None of these courses can be counted toward the English major.

17 ENCW Minor: ENGL Major Equivalencies The current EHCW 311, 313, 314, 315, and 316 will count as intro level ENCW courses. The current EHCW 317 and 318 will count as advanced EHCW courses.

18 ENCW Minor: Other Majors Five courses total: Two englishi.e. ENGLcourses. At least one must be numbered 300 or above. Three ENCW courses. Either intro level or advanced. Any current EHCW course will count toward this requirement.

19 English Minor Five courses: 2 gateway courses: ENGL 220, 240a, 241a, 242a, 242a, 243a. The same equivalencies as in the major apply. 1 ENGL course numbered 425 or above. 2 electives: 1 ENGL. 1 either ENGL or ENCW.


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