The English curriculum offers a broad spectrum of courses aimed at training students to think clearly, to communicate effectively, to judge carefully, to analyze critically, and to appreciate the aesthetic beauty of great literature. Along with survey courses in American and British literature, the curriculum includes such interdisciplinary courses as Women in Literature and World Literature. Other courses include Shakespeare, Southern Literature, Introduction to Literary Forms, and Modern Poetry. A Special Topics seminar is offered as needed; possible topics are Linguistics, Literary Criticism, Christianity and Literature, The Bible as Literature, and Epic Poetry. During their senior year, students may (1) serve as interns in a pre-professional capacity in a communications-related field, such as public relations, television, radio, or newspaper or (2) pursue an approved independent-study project manifesting scholarly-level writing and research and aimed at producing a senior thesis.
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