Undergraduate Catalog - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Communication Arts Majors | Judson University Christian College

English Majors

 

Important Notes for all majors in the English Department:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. Required Major GPA: 2.0
  4. Residential GPA: 2.0 

BA in English

Required = 49 Credit Hours

Communications

Required = 9 Credit Hours

  • COM311 Language and Society
  • COM499 Senior Research Project
  • ENG310 History and Structure of English

Media

Required = 3 Credit Hours

  • FLM241 Media Theory I
    • OR FLM242 Media Theory II

Literature

Required = 12 Credit Hours

  • ENG262 Eminent British Writers OR ENG263 American Literature Since 1865
  • ENG312 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • ENG360 Archetypes of Western Literature
  • ENG393 Literary Studies Seminar

Advanced Speech

Required = 6 Credit Hours

  • SPC220 Oral Interpretation/Literature (STRONGLY RECOMMENDED)
  • AND/OR any 200, 300 or 400 level speech course(s)

Communication Arts Conference

Required = 1 Credit Hour

All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

*Note: You must choose a concentration from below:

Literature Concentration

Required = 18 Hours

Advanced Writing

Required = 6 hours

Choose 2 of the following:

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG357 Creative Writing
  • Literature Electives

    Required = 12 Credit Hours

    Choose 4 of the following courses – at least one at 300 or 400 level. Course may not be duplicated within major.

  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • ENG262 Eminent British Writers
  • ENG263 American Lit Since 1865
  • ENG266 The Inklings
  • ENG268 African-American Literature
  • ENG361 Hero and Anti-Hero
  • ENG362 Man and Woman
  • ENG363 Prophetic Comedy
  • ENG364 Non Western Literature
  • ENG365X Plays that Shaped the Western World
  • ENG366 Poetry
  • ENG367 The Novel
  • ENG370 Literature and Spirituality
  • ENG371 Nature Literature
  • ENG372 Faith and Doubt
  • ENG373 Light in Darkness
  • ENG465X Shakespeare: Plays and Performance
  • ENG490 Readings in English
  • Writing Concentration

    Required = 18 Hours

    Advanced Writing

    Required = 12 Credit Hours

    Choose 4 of the following:

  • COM347X Business Communication
  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG240 Media Writing
  • ENG357 Creative Writing
  • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and FILM
  • SPC325 Storytelling
  • Literature Electives

    Required = 6 Credit Hours

    Choose 2 of the following - at least one at 300 or 400 level. Course may not be duplicated within major.

    • COM495 Senior Internship
    • ENG262 Eminent British Writers
    • ENG263 American Lit Since 1865
    • ENG266 The Inklings
    • ENG361 Hero and Anti-Hero
    • ENG362 Man and Woman
    • ENG363 Prophetic Comedy
    • ENG364 Non Western Literature
    • ENG365 Plays that Shaped the Western World
    • ENG371 Nature Literature
    • ENG372 Faith and Doubt
    • ENG373 Light in Darkness
    • ENG465X Shakespeare: Plays and Performances
    • ENG490 Readings in English

    BA in Interdisciplinary Communication

    Required = 49 Credit Hours

    Communication Arts

    Required = 12 Credit Hours

    • COM311 Language Society
    • COM411 The Nature of Language
    • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
    • COM499 Senior Research Project

    Linguistics & Literature

    Required = 6 Credit Hours

    • ENG360 Archetypes of Western Literature
    • ENG200, 300, or 400 English Electives

    Media Studies

    Required = 3 Credit Hours

    FLM241Media Theory I

    Advanced Speech Electives

    Required = 6 Credit Hours

    SPC200, 300, or 400

    Communication Arts Electives

    NOTE: ENG101/ENG102 do not apply to this major:

    Required = 21 Credit Hours

    COM/ENG/MED/SPC Communication Arts Electives  

    Communication Arts Conference

    Required = 7 Semesters

    All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

    BA in Media Writing

    Required = 47 Credit Hours

    Note: Gen Ed courses cannot be reused in major.

    Communications

    Required = 12 Credit Hours

  • COM311 Language Society
  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • COM499 Senior Research Project
  • Literature

    Required = 3 Credit Hours

  • ENG465X Shakespeare: Plays and Performance
  • Film Studies and Writing

    Required = 25 Credit Hours

    • FLM241 Media Theory I
    • FLM242 Media Theory II
    • ART123 Introduction to Photography
      •  OR FLM243 Video Production I
    • BUS345 Advertising
      • OR BUS443 Public Relations
    • ENG240 Media Writing
    • ENG357 Creative Writing
    • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and Film
    • SPC325 Story Telling

    Writing Focus

    Required = 6 Credit Hours

    Choose two of the following courses:

    • COM486 Independent Study
    • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
    • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose

    Communication Arts Conference

    Required = 7 Semesters

    All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.



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