Oct 24, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

English, B.S.


Graduates of the English programs will have a strong background in composition, literature and languages.  Students learn to use computer applications to study and create a wide variety of text types.  Students complete the English core and then choose one specialization, English for New Media or English Education. 

Students who choose the English for New Media specialization are prepared for an emerging market who can manage many aspects of writing and publishing, both in traditional and new media venues.  Students learn to read carefully, to write well, and to understand the many ways that an audience can engage.  Graduates with this degree can enter the job market as writers and publishing managers for software companies, newspapers and publishing firms, multimedia outlets, and any organization with a public face. 

Students who choose the English Education specialization are prepared to teach composition, literature, and speech in secondary schools.  In addition to gaining skills and knowledge in composition, literature, and language, students learn to use computer applications to study and create a wide variety of text types.  All DSU teacher education graduates complete a K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement program.

Learning Outcomes

Plan of Study - English Education
Plan of Study - English for New Media

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System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)


Majors taking the English Education Specialization must take ART 121, ENGL 210, INED 211, SPCM 101 and HIST 151 or HIST 152 as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.  Students should complete professional education coursework concurrently with general education and content major coursework.

Majors taking the English for New Media Specialization must take ART 121, ENGL 210 and SOC 285 as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Major Core (41 Credits)


Choose one Specialization


English Education Specialization (49 Credits)


Education Component (29 credits)


English for New Media Specialization (49 credits)


Electives (20 Credits)