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Undergraduate Major in English Degree

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in English, with two concentrations, Non-Teaching- Concentration I, and Teaching-Concentration II. Course requirements for the major and minor programs are summarized as follows::
  • The Major in English, Non-Teaching Concentration I – 120 semester hours are required, including the following three-credit courses: ENG 231 (prerequisite ENG 230), ENG 301,ENG 302, ENG 303, ENG 304, ENG 338, ENG 430, ENG 432, ENG 433, and ENG 440 or ENG 441.

  • The Major in English, Teaching Concentration II, – 120 semester hours are required, including the following three-credit courses: ENG 231 (prerequisite ENG 230), ENG 301, ENG 302, ENG 303 or ENG 304, ENG 338, ENG 430, ENG 432, ENG 433, and ENG 440 or ENG 441. Individuals interested in seeking certification for teaching in the public schools of Texas should contact the Teacher Certification Officer in the College of Education at Texas Southern University for application instructions.

  • The Minor in English – 21 semester credit hours are required, including the following three-credit courses: ENG 231 (prerequisite ENG 230), ENG 301 or 302, ENG 303 or ENG 304, ENG 338, ENG 430, ENG 432, and ENG 440 or 441.

  • The Minor in Professional Writing – students must take one introductory professional writing course, ENG 320 (Creative) or ENG 338 (Technical), and five other courses selected from the list below, for a total of 18 credit hours.

    - ENG 320 Introduction to Creative Writing
    - ENG 338 Writing in the Disciplines
    - ENG 347 Workshop in Creative Writing
    - ENG 350 Fiction Workshop
    - ENG 351 Technical Editing for the Professions
    - ENG 352 Poetry Workshop
    - ENG 412 Seminar in Professional & Technical Writing
    - ENG 452 Report and Proposal Writing
    - ENG 468 Creative Non-Fiction
    - ENG 480 Writing for STEM and STEAM

    - FACULTY: Karen Celestan, MFA Technical Writing; Kim Fain, MA & JD; Donna Harmon, MA Creative Writing; Austin James, MFA Creative Writing; Philip Jones, PhD, Rhetoric/Composition; Iris Lancaster, PhD, Assistant Professor; Michael Sollars, PhD, Professor; Michael Zeitler, PhD, Professor.

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Contact the Department of English, 107 MLK, 713-313-7916. Email: Sollars_md@tsu.edu