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Program Change

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2007 - 2008

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KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 ACADEMIC PROGRAM PROPOSAL FORM DATE October 10 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR English Department, William Stroup, Chair (wstroup@keene.edu), 8-2692 PROPOSAL SPONSOR William Stroup, Chair (wstroup@keene.edu), 8-2692 TITLE SUMMARY English Major Requirements PROPOSED ACTION Underline proposed changes Program addition Change in requirements * Program redesign Program deletion Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA English Major MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 36 credits Students majoring in English must complete a minimum of nine courses. o ENG 200 Literary Analysis (Must be taken before completing 9 credits toward the major) o ENG 300 Literary Form and History o ENG 395 Sequence I o ENG 495 Sequence II o Five additional English courses, one at the 200 level, three at the 300 level, and one at the 400 level – either ENG 402 or ENG 490. At least three of these five courses must be in literature. o Complete one course in pre-1800 literature (may also be satisfied with an appropriate sequence): o ENG 261 Classical Literature of Greece o ENG 321 English Literature: Beginnings to 18th Century o ENG 323 Medieval Literature o ENG 324 Chaucer o ENG 341 Early American Literature o ENG 326 English Renaissance Literature o ENG 327 Shakespeare: Poetry and Plays o ENG 328 Milton o Complete one Differing Cultural Perspectives course (may also be satisfied with an appropriate sequence): o ENG 247 Readings in American Indian Studies o ENG 252 Literature of the Holocaust o ENG 345 Black American Literature o ENG 347 Modern American Indian Literature o ENG 370 Studies in Literatures of the Americas o When appropriate, the following courses may be used to fulfill the pre-1800 or the Differing Cultural Perspectives Requirement: o IIENG 210 Introduction to American Studies o ENG 220 Readings in British Literature o ENG 240 Readings in American Literature o ENG 250 Readings in Continental Literature o ENG 260 Readings in World Literature o ENG 290 Topics o ENG 330 Studies in British Literature o ENG 344 Studies in American Literature o ENG 350 Studies in Continental Literature o ENG 360 Studies in World Literature o ENG 381 Women Writers o ENG 390 Studies o ENG 490 Advanced Studies Certifcation as an English Teacher For teacher certification in English (secondary), refer to the Education section of the catalog for the appropriate program to follow. • Major Requirements ENG 312 Descriptive Grammar; one additional course in writing beyond ITW 101 and ENG 200. ELECTIVES Select courses to reach a total of 120 credits for the degree. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 120 credits PROPOSED (NEW) PROGRAM (Pages 36-37 in the 2007-08 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog.) English Major MAJOR REQUIREMENTS 36 credits Students majoring in English must complete a minimum of nine courses. o ENG 200 Literary Analysis (Must be taken before completing 9 credits toward the major) o ENG 300 Literary Form and History o ENG 395 Sequence I o ENG 495 Sequence II o Five additional English courses, one at the 200 level, three at the 300 level, and one at the 400 level – either ENG 402 or ENG 490. At least three of these five courses must be in literature. o Complete one course in pre-1800 literature (may also be satisfied with an appropriate sequence): o ENG 261 Classical Literature of Greece o ENG 321 English Literature: Beginnings to 18th Century o ENG 323 Medieval Literature o ENG 324 Chaucer o ENG 341 Early American Literature o ENG 326 English Renaissance Literature o ENG 327 Shakespeare: Poetry and Plays o ENG 328 Milton o Complete one Differing Cultural Perspectives course (may also be satisfied with an appropriate sequence): o II ENG 245 Readings in African American Literature and Culture o IH AMST 248 Cultures of Northern Plains Indians o IH ENG 252 Literature of the Holocaust o ENG 345 Studies in African American Literature o ENG 347 Modern American Indian Literature o ENG 370 Studies in Literatures of the Americas o When appropriate, the following courses may be used to fulfill the pre-1800 or the Differing Cultural Perspectives Requirement: o IH ENG 220 Readings in British Literature o IH ENG 240 Readings in American Literature o IH ENG 250 Readings in Continental Literature o IH ENG 260 Readings in World Literature o ENG 290 Topics o ENG 330 Studies in British Literature o ENG 344 Studies in American Literature o ENG 350 Studies in Continental Literature o ENG 360 Studies in World Literature o ENG 381 Women Writers o ENG 390 Studies o ENG 490 Advanced Studies Certification as an English Teacher For teacher certification in English (secondary), refer to the Education section of the catalog for the appropriate program to follow. ��� Major Requirements ENG 312 Descriptive Grammar; one additional course in writing beyond ITW 101 and ENG 200. ELECTIVES Select courses to reach a total of 120 credits for the degree. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 120 credits PROGRAM OBJECTIVES AND /OR LEARNING OUTCOMES 1. Students will respond resourcefully to works of imaginative literature and other texts. 2. Students will examine the historical and cultural contexts of language and literature. 3. Students will engage in critical conversations about language and literature 4. Students will write effective documented essays. RATIONALE This change in program description reflects the change in several of our 200-level offerings to courses that are part of the Integrative Studies program. RESOURCES No additional staff or resources will be necessary. No additional library resources are necessary. ADVISORY OPINIONS NA SIGNATURE PAGE 2007-2008 1. Sponsoring Program: ____English_____________________ Chair: _______________________ For _11__ Against _0__ Abstain__0_ Absent _1__ Date _October 9, 2007______ 2. Advisory Opinions: List the names of the affected departments and include department responses. None required. 3. School Curriculum Committee (or the ISPC ONLY for Course Proposals designated II): Comment: For ___ Against ___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: ________________________Date ________ 4. Dean: Comment: Approved____ Not Approved____ Signature: _________ Date ________ 5. Senate Curriculum Committee: Comment: For ___ Against___ Abstain ___ Absent ___ Chair: __________________________Date _________ 6. Keene State College Senate: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________ 7. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: _____________________________Date ________ 8. President: Passed ___ Failed ___ Information___ Signature: ____________________________ Date ________

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Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

English Program Proposal

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