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UMME AL-WAZEDI, Associate Professor
B.A., M.A., Rajshahi University; M.A., Eastern Illinois; Ph.D., Purdue

DAVID CROWE, Professor
B.A., Luther; M.A., Ph.D., Minnesota

KELLY R. DANIELS, Associate Professor
B.A., San Francisco State; M.F.A., Georgia State; Ph.D., Western Michigan

MARGARET FRANCE, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of California-Davis

MEG GILLETTE, Associate Professor, Chair
B.A., Iowa; M.A., Ph.D., Illinois

LAURA E. GREENE, Professor
B.A., Williams; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell

KATIE HANSON, Assistant Professor
B.A. Luther; M.A., St. Mary’s (Minnesota)

FARAH MARKLEVITS, Adjunct Assistant Professor, LSFY Program Co-Coordinator
B.A., Augustana College; M.A., University of Chicago; M.F.A., Syracuse University

B.A., M.A., Ohio State; Ph.D., North Carolina

SARAH McDOWELL, Adjunct Assistant Professor 
B.A., Augustana; M.A., Wisconsin

PAUL V. OLSEN, Professor
B.A., Luther; M.A., Ph.D., Oregon

JASON R. PETERS, Professor, Dorothy J. Parkander Chair in Literature
B.A., Calvin; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State

JOHN TAWIAH-BOATENG, Associate Professor
B.A., University of Ghana; M.A.,Dalhousie; Ph.D., Southern Illinois

REBECCA WEE, Professor
B.A., St. Olaf; M.F.A., George Mason

KARIN YOUNGBERG, Professor, Conrad Bergendoff Professor of Humanities
A.B., Augustana; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

VIRGINIA JOHNSON, Instructor of English and Director 
B.S., Moorhead State; M.S., M.A., Oregon

JACOB ROMANIELLO, Assistant Professor
B.S., Nyack College; M.A., Azusa Pacific University; Ph.D., Biola University

LUCAS A. STREET, Instructor of English and Assistant Director
B.A., Knox College; M.F.A., University of Wyoming

MAJOR IN ENGLISH. 34 credits, including ENGL274, five courses carrying distribution requirements (HI, HII, HIII, I and AM), four (3-credit) ENGL or ENCW electives, and one (4-credits) Senior Inquiry. Only one 100-level ENGL course and up to two ENCW courses will count toward fulfillment of the major. At least five courses must be 300 or 400 level courses.

MAJOR IN ENGLISH--WRITING EMPHASIS. 40 credits, including: ENGL 274, five courses carrying distribution requirements (HI, HII, HIII, I, and AM), two (3-credit) ENCW courses, four (3-credit) ENGL electives, and one (4-credit) SI. Only one 100-level ENGL course and up to four ENCW courses will count toward fulfillment of the major. At least five courses must be 300 or 400 level classes. 

MAJOR IN CREATIVE WRITING. 31 credits, including: two courses from ENCW 201, 202, 203; two (3-credit) courses from ENGL at the 200 level; ENCW 330 or 331; two courses from ENCW 301a, 302a, 303a; one course from ENCW 301b, 302b, 303b; two (three-credit) courses from ENGL at the 300 level; 0-1 credit internship (may be completed by working one year on Saga staff, taking ENGL 213: Book Publishing, or completing a community internship with faculty supervision and creative writing faculty approval); and a 1-credit Senior Inquiry (ENCW 490).

MINOR IN CREATIVE WRITING. 18 credits, including: three (3-credit) courses from ENCW, at least one of which must be at the 300 level; three (3-credit) courses from ENGL, at least one of which must be at the 300 level.

MINOR IN ENGLISH. 21 credits, including five courses carrying distribution requirements (HI, HII, HIII, I and AM) and 2 electives. At least four courses must be 300 or 400 level courses.

MAJOR IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS.  44 credits, 27 credits in English including 274, 275, 276, 312, and 332; a Shakespeare class (210, 352 or 353); a world literature class (125P, 237, 315G, 333, 354, 361 or WLIT219), an American literature class (358, 362, 363, 364 and others as pre-approved by ELA advisor), and one elective ENGL (300 or higher) or ENCW (201 or higher), plus 17 credits in Communication Studies, including COMM 104 or 204; 206; 210; 301; 330; and 211, 212 or 340. The English department allows the combination of EDUC422, EDUC450 and INTR-EDA90 to fulfill the English Senior Inquiry requirement. Recommended supporting courses:  ENGL240, 233, WLIT212, 228 or 311E. See the Director of Secondary Education for more information.

ENGLISH Distribution Requirements
ENGL majors and minors must complete at least one course from each of the following five categories.

• Historical Period I—Old English through Renaissance
Choose one (others may be taken as electives) from
     ENGL-350: Medieval Literature
     ENGL-351: The Literature of Early Modern England
     ENGL-352: Shakespeare: Comedies and Histories
     ENGL-353: Shakespeare's Tragedies and Later Plays
    ENGL-365A: Major Authors Medieval
    ENGL-365B: Major Authors - Early Modern/Renaissance

• Historical Period II—Restoration through Victorian
Choose one (others may be taken as electives) from 
    ENGL-355: English Romantic Poets
    ENGL-356: Developing English Novel
    ENGL-358: Versions of America
    ENGL-364: American Romance and Realism
    ENGL-365C: Major Authors-Restoration/18th Century
    ENGL-365D: Major Authors-19th Century British
    ENGL-365E: Major Authors-Early American

• Historical Period III—Modernism through Contemporary
Choose one (others may be taken as electives) from 
    ENGL-334: Modern Poetry
    ENGL-357: Modernism in British Literature
    ENGL-361: Contemporary African-American Literature
    ENGL-362: Modernism in American Literature
    ENGL-363: Contemporary Literature
    ENGL-365F: Major Authors-Contemporary

• Identity
Choose one (others may be taken as electives) from 
    ENGL-236:  Multicultural Literature of the U.S.
: Introduction to African-American Literature
    ENGL-239: Women in Literature
    ENGL-239G: Women in Literature: South Asia
    ENGL-315G: Writers and Readers Beyond our Border
    ENGL-333: Anglophone Literature
    ENGL-337: Women Writers and Feminist Theory
    ENGL-354: Empire and Outsiders
    ENGL-358: Versions of America
    ENGL-361: Contemporary African-American Writers

• Approaches and Methods
Choose one (others may be taken as electives) from
    ENGL-236: Multicultural Literature of the U.S.
    ENGL-239: Women in Literature
     ENGL-240: Biblical and Classical Illusion
    ENGL-275: History of British Literature
    ENGL-276: History of American Literature
    ENGL-311: Advanced Environmental Literature
    ENGL-333: Anglophone Literature
    ENGL-337: Women Writers and Feminist Theory
    ENGL-354: Empire and Outsiders

[Individual courses may carry more than one distribution requirement, but students must meet each distribution requirement with a seperate course. No course may satisfy more than one distribution requirement.]



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