Curriculum Committee

Form B


Rev: 04/2005


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University of Minnesota, Morris


Curriculum Committee Form B:

Discipline Objectives and Requirements



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All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.



Date: 4/26/06 / 9/18/06

Discipline/Division: English / Humanities



I.     Introductory Statement:




II.   Objectives:




III.  Assessment of the Major – How do proposed curricular changes affect the assessment of the goals and objectives of the major?:




IV. Requirements for a Major:




V.    Requirements for a Minor:


Minor requirements include a minimum of six five courses (24 20 credits).


Prerequisite courses

Engl 1011 – College Writing or equivalent (not included in the 24 20 credits for the minor)

Engl 1131 - Introduction to Literature


Survey courses

A. At least one Take two or more courses from:

Engl 2201 - British Literature Survey I

Engl 2202 - British Literature Survey II

B. At least one course from:

Engl 2211 - American Literature Survey I

Engl 2212 - American Literature Survey II


Additional requirements and electives

Take 2 or more courses from the following, one of which must be 3xxx or 4xxx:

One course at 2xxx or above other than 2201, 2202, 2211, or 2212.

Engl 2xxx

Engl 3xxx

Engl 4xxx

Two courses at 3xxx or 4xxx


One of the 6 5 courses in the minor must have an HDiv designator at 2xxx or above.


Up to 4 credits of coursework with a grade of D may be used to meet the minor requirements. Required courses may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only.


VI.  Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

Students seeking teaching licensure in communication arts and literature 5-12 should refer to the Education, Secondary (SeEd) section of this catalog. Students completing the course requirements for licensure in Communication Arts/Literature are strongly encouraged to earn an English major. The licensure requirements alone will not yield a major.



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