English Courses

Welcome to the English Major!

Please use this information below to plan your schedule.
The recommended course sequence for majors and pre-majors is:

Sophomore ENG 250 ENG 208,
one elective
Junior Two core courses (with one being ENG 399),
one elective
Two core courses,
one elective
Senior Two core courses (with one being ENG 493),
one elective, and the internship
Two core courses,
one elective

Courses offered in fall semesters are:

  • ENG 250
  • ENG 399 (for sophomores and juniors only)
  • On a two-year rotation cycle: ENG 405 or ENG 435
  • ENG 493 (for seniors only)
  • 1-2 Major Elective Courses

Courses offered in spring semesters are:

  • ENG 208
  • On a two-year rotation cycle: ENG 403 or ENG 433
  • 1-2 Major Elective Courses

Course Offerings Projected for 2015-2017:
Below is a tentative plan for the exact courses the English Dept. plans to offer between the fall of 2015 and the spring of 2017. Note that this may change pending faculty availability and student registration. Always work with your faculty advisor and with Professor Harmon, the major/minor coordinator, to ensure you that have a plan in place for graduation. Email Dr. Harmon with questions: Kristen.Harmon@gallaudet.edu.

Major Core Courses Major Elective Courses*
Spring 2016 ENG 320, Internship**
ENG 405, American Literary Foundations
ENG 408, Multicultural Lit.
ENG 441/433 Seminar in Pre-1800’s Literature, with a Focus on Shakespeare
ENG 392, Creative Writing/Poetry
ENG 395, Science Fiction
GSR 300/ENG 375, Media Literacy (for sophomores and juniors still working through GSR requirements)
Fall 2016 ENG 320, Internship
ENG 399, Intro. to Methods of Literary Analysis
ENG 435, Seminar in Post-1800’s Lit.
ENG 493 Senior Seminar
ENG 360, Writing for Digital Media
ENG 410, YA Literature
Spring 2017 ENG 320, Internship
ENG 403, British Literary Foundations
ENG 408, Multicultural Lit.
ENG 433 Seminar in Pre-1800’s Literature (by permission only for graduating majors)
ENG 365, Writing for Social Media
ENG 385, Journalism
ENG 392, Creative Writing/Fiction
Fall 2017 ENG 320, Internship
ENG 399, Intro. to Methods of Lit. Study
ENG 405, American Literary Foundations
ENG 493 Senior Seminar
ENG 387, Writing Lab Theory and Practice

* Elective course offerings may change.

** Each major identifies an internship that he or she would like to apply for; after getting the internship approved by the Major/Minor Coordinator and/or Dept. chair and getting accepted into the internship, the student then works with the Internship Coordinator, Dr. Christopher Heuer, to set up an individualized syllabus and course section of ENG 320.

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