English Department

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The English Department is one of eighteen academic departments at Knox. It offers two majors and two minors. The department is located in Old Main.

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[edit] Department Faculty<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English</ref>

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[edit] Cooperating Faculty from Other Programs

[edit] Creative Writing

See main page at Creative Writing.

The department offers one Creative Writing major, and one Creative Writing minor.

[edit] Creative Writing (major)

This major allows advanced study in Creative Writing.

[edit] Courses Required for the Creative Writing major<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English – Requirements for the Major and Minor</ref>

12 credits:

  • Five of the following, at least three of which must be at the 300-level, and spanning at least two genres:
  • Four elective courses in the department, at least three of which must be at the 300-level and the rest at the 200-level, in literature, film, or theory
  • One course in literature outside the Anglo-American tradition (translated or original text), in any department
  • One course in the creative process of an allied field outside the department
  • ENG 399

[edit] Creative Writing (minor)

This minor allows for intermediate study in Creative Writing.

[edit] Courses Required for the Creative Writing minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English – Requirements for the Major and Minor</ref>

6 credits:

  • ENG 120 (Introduction to Literature)
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 346 (Modern and/or Contemporary Poetry)
    • ENG 347 (Modern and/or Contemporary Fiction)
  • One course in non-Anglo-American literature
  • Three courses in creative writing, at least two of which must be at the 300-level

[edit] Literature

See main page at Literature.

The department offers one Literature major, and one Literature minor.

[edit] Literature (major)

This major allows advanced study in Literature.

[edit] Courses Required for the Literature major<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English – Requirements for the Major and Minor</ref>

12 credits:

  • All of the following:
    • ENG 200 (Ways of Reading)
    • ENG 398 (Senior Seminar for Literature Majors)
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 206 (Beginning Creative Nonfiction Writing)
    • ENG 207 (Beginning Fiction Writing)
    • ENG 208 (Beginning Poetry Writing)
    • ENG 209 (Beginning Playwriting)
    • ENG 270 (News Writing and Reporting)
  • One of the following:
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 251 (English Literature I)
    • ENG 252 (English Literature II)
    • ENG 253 (Modern British, Irish, and American Literature)
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 335 (Studies in American Romanticism)
    • ENG 336 (Studies in the Literature of America)
    • ENG 342 (Renaissance Literature and Culture)
    • ENG 343 (Enlightenment Literature)
    • ENG 344 (Romantic Literature)
    • ENG 345 (Victorian Literature)
    • ENG 346 (Modern and/or Contemporary Poetry)
    • ENG 347 (Modern and/or Contemporary Fiction)
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 330 (Chaucer)
    • ENG 331 (Shakespeare: Histories and Comedies)
    • ENG 332 (Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances)
    • ENG 380 (Studies in English and American Literature)
    • ENG 395 (Special Topics - when discussing a single author)
  • Five elective courses in literature, film, or theory, three of which must be at the 300-level and four of which must be within the department

No courses may be double-counted. At least two courses, including at least one 300-level course, must be focused before 1900.

[edit] English Literature (minor)

This minor allows for specialized study in English Literature.

[edit] Courses Required for the Literature minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English – Requirements for the Major and Minor</ref>

6 credits:

  • ENG 120 (Introduction to Literature)
  • One of the following:
  • One of the following:
    • ENG 251 (English Literature I)
    • ENG 252 (English Literature II)
    • ENG 253 (Modern British, Irish, and American Literature)
  • Two literature elective courses at the 300-level
  • One course in non-Anglo-American literature

[edit] Meeting the Competency Requirements <ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, English</ref>

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