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2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2021-2022 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Studies Track


Gateway to the English Major: 3 Hours

Historical Period Classes: 12 Hours

Expanding the Canon Classes: 6 Hours

A full list of courses that fulfill the Expanding the Canon requirements will be published each semester; generally speaking, these courses will cover topics related to racial diversity, global literatures, gender, sexuality, or disability studies.

ENGL 2340 /ENGL 2350 /ENGL 2360  can be taken either as an Expanding the Canon course OR as an Historical Period course. The Expanding the Canon options are always changing, but they will always include at very least the following:

Foundations of Language: 3 Hours

One class in History of the English Language or Social Linguistics (ENGL 4780 ENGL 4785  is acceptable, as are EDCI 4761  and EDCI 4762 .)

Electives: 6 Hours

2 courses from the list of Rhetoric/Composition/Professional Writing courses offered by English and approved courses offered by other departments. Sample course topics include Writing for the Web, Publication Editing, and Rhetorical Theory.

Capstone Course: 3 Hours

Total Hours: 36

Note: At least 21 of the 36 credit hours must be upper division (3000-level or higher).