English, Rhetoric and Composition, Rhetoric and Philosophy, and Philosophy Requirements

Notes for all four tracks

Some courses are cross-listed; when this is the case, cross listing designations are indicated within parentheses.  Students cannot take cross-listed courses for credit under both prefixes

*An asterisk [*] indicates an interdisciplinary course.

+Readings courses indicated by a superscript plus sign [+] can be taken up to two times with the consent of the MLA director and relevant department chair.

English Literature
In addition to fulfilling the general degree requirements, students will complete 5-6 courses (15-18 hours) from among the following:

ENG 5103                 Shakespeare
ENG 5123                 Renaissance Literature of England
ENG 5163                 Modern Grammar
ENG 5193                 Victorian Literature
ENG 5203                 English Romantic Literature
ENG 5213                 English and Its Development
ENG 5223                 American Novel
ENG 5303                 Literature of the American South*
ENG 5353                 Eighteenth Century English Literature
ENG 5363                 The Bible as Literature*
ENG 5373                 African American Literature*
ENG 5383                 Literature and Film*
ENG 5403                 Topics in Women’s Literature*
ENG 5533                 The Romantic Movement in American Literature
ENG 5563                 Literature for Adolescents and Young Adults
ENG 5593                 English Novel: 1830-1950
ENG 5603                 Contemporary Literature
ENG 5633                 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENG 5653                 Medieval Literature
ENG 5673                 English Novel to 1830
ENG 5963                 Special Topics
ENG 6253                 Problems in Interpretation
ENG 6273                 Seminar in American Literature
ENG 6283                 Seminar in English Literature
ENG 6433                 Seminar in Comparative Literature  

Students will also complete 2-3 off-track courses (6-9 hours) from among the off-track electives.


Rhetoric and Composition
In addition to fulfilling the general degree requirements, students will complete 5-6 courses (15-18 hours) from among the following:

ENG 5163                 Modern Grammar
ENG 5213                 English and Its Development
ENG 5453                 Advanced Composition
ENG 5633                 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENG 5643                 Rhetoric and Composition (cross-listed as PHI5643)
ENG 5663                 Introduction to Linguistics (cross-listed as PHI5663)
ENG 6493                 Readings in Rhetoric and Composition+

Students will also complete 2-3 off-track courses (6-9 hours) from among the off-track electives. These cannot be designated as English or Philosophy classes.


Rhetoric and Philosophy
In addition to fulfilling the general degree requirements, students will complete 5-6 courses (15-18 hours) from among the following:

ENG 5163                 Modern Grammar
ENG 5213                 English and Its Development
ENG 5453                 Advanced Composition
ENG 5633                 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENG 5643                 Rhetoric and Composition (cross-listed as PHI5643)
ENG 5663                 Introduction to Linguistics (cross-listed as PHI5663)
ENG 6493                 Readings in Rhetoric and Composition+
PHI   5003                 Special Topics
PHI   5013                 Philosophy of Mind
PHI   5043                 Ancient Philosophy
PHI   5053                 Modern Philosophy
PHI   5073                 20th Century Philosophy
PHI   5143                 Logic II
PHI   5203                 Asian Philosophy
PHI   5233                 Philosophy of Science
PHI   5253                 Existentialism 
PHI   5643                 Rhetoric and Composition (cross-listed as ENG5643)
PHI   5663                 Introduction to Linguistics (cross-listed as ENG5663)
PHI   6493                 Readings in Philosophy+ 

Students will also complete 2-3 off-track courses (6-9 hours) from among the off-track electives. These cannot be designated as English or Philosophy classes.


Philosophy
In addition to fulfilling the general degree requirements, students will complete 5-6 courses (15-18 hours) from among the following:

PHI   5003                 Special Topics
PHI   5013                 Philosophy of Mind
PHI   5043                 Ancient Philosophy
PHI   5053                 Modern Philosophy
PHI   5073                 20th Century Philosophy
PHI   5143                 Logic II
PHI   5203                 Asian Philosophy
PHI   5233                 Philosophy of Science
PHI   5253                 Existentialism 
PHI   5643                 Rhetoric and Composition (cross-listed as ENG5643)
PHI   5663                 Introduction to Linguistics (cross-listed as ENG5663)
PHI   6493                 Readings in Philosophy+ 

Students will also complete 2-3 off-track courses (6-9 hours) from among the off-track electives. These cannot be designated as English or Philosophy classes.

All Elective Courses

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