Undergraduate Catalog - Communication Arts Majors | Judson University Christian College

English Majors

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  1. 40% of major requirements must be completed at Judson
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division

Literature Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing or ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose (fulfills Gen Ed ENG102 Requirement)
  • Any ENG36* or ENG37* (fulfills Gen Ed Upper Division English Requirement)
MAJOR CORE     Required = 8 courses, 22 hours
 Students must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for 0 credit hours except the student’s final semester when it must be taken for 1 credit hour.
 ENG210Advanced Essay Writing(3) 
 - OR -ENG211         Non-Fiction Prose(3) 
 ENG262British Literature(3) 
 ENG263American Literature(3) 
 ENG312Literary Theory and Criticism(3) 
 ENG360World Classics: European(3) 
 ENG364World Classics: Non-Western(3) 
 COM499Senior Research Project(3) 
 COM293Communication Arts Conference(1) 
LITERATURE     Required = 6 courses, 18 hours
 Students must complete a total of six courses from those listed below. Minimum requirements in each section vary.
THEMES
Choose at least two of the following:
 ENG361Hero and Anti-Hero(3) 
 ENG362Man and Woman(3) 
 ENG363Prophetic Comedy(3) 
 ENG370Literature and Spirituality(3) 
 ENG371Nature Literature(3) 
 ENG372Faith and Doubt(3) 
 ENG373Light in Darkness(3) 
 GENRES
Choose at least one of the following:
 ENG365Plays that Shaped the Western World(3) 
 ENG366Poetry(3) 
 ENG367The Novel(3) 
 SPECIALTY STUDIES
Choose at least one of the following:
 ART245Comic Books and Graphic Novels(3) 
 ENG266Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature(3) 
 ENG268African-American Literature(3) 
 ENG393Literary Studies Seminar(3) 
 ENG465Shakespeare: Plays and Performance(3) 
 ENG490Readings in English(1-3) 
ADVANCED LANGUAGE/WRITING     Required = 3 hours
 NOTE: Course may not duplicate with the major core.
Choose at least one of the following:
 ENG210Advanced Essay Writing(3) 
 ENG211Non-Fiction Prose(3) 
 ENG310History and Structure of English(3) 
 ENG357Creative Writing(3) 
 ENG358Creative Writing II(3) 
 SPC220Oral Interpretation/Literature(3) 
 SPC325Storytelling(3) 
 COM311Language and Society(3) 
 COM495Communication Arts Internship(1-3) 

 

Writing Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing or ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose (fulfills Gen Ed ENG102 Requirement)
  • Any ENG36* or ENG37* (fulfills Gen Ed Upper Division English Requirement)
MAJOR CORE     Required = 8 courses, 22 hours
 Students must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for 0 credit hours except the student’s final semester when it must be taken for 1 credit hour.
 ENG210Advanced Essay Writing(3) 
 - OR -ENG211         Non-Fiction Prose(3) 
 ENG262British Literature(3) 
 ENG263American Literature(3) 
 ENG312Literary Theory and Criticism(3) 
 ENG360World Classics: European(3) 
 ENG364World Classics: Non-Western(3) 
 COM499Senior Research Project(3) 
 COM293Communication Arts Conference(1) 
WRITING     Required = 5 courses, 15 hours
 Courses may not duplicate with the major core.
Choose five of the following:
 ENG210Advanced Essay Writing(3) 
 ENG211Non-Fiction Prose(3) 
 ENG240Media Writing(3) 
 ENG357Creative Writing(3) 
 ENG358Creative Writing II(3) 
 ENG442Screenwriting for TV and Film(3) 
ADVANCED LANGUAGE/PRACTICE     Required = 3 hours
 Choose at least 3 hours of the following:
 COM311Language and Society(3) 
 COM495Communication Arts Internship(1-3) 
 ENG310History and Structure of English(3) 
 SPC220Oral Interpretation/Literature(3) 
 SPC325Storytelling(3) 
LITERATURE ELECTIVE     Required = 3 hours
 Choose at least 3 hours of the following:
 ART245Comic Books and Graphic Novels(3) 
 ENG266Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature(3) 
 ENG268African-American Literature(3) 
 ENG361Hero and Anti-Hero(3) 
 ENG362Man and Woman(3) 
 ENG363Prophetic Comedy(3) 
 ENG365Plays that Shaped the Western World(3) 
 ENG366Poetry(3) 
 ENG367The Novel(3) 
 ENG370Literature and Spirituality(3) 
 ENG371Nature Literature(3) 
 ENG372Faith and Doubt(3) 
 ENG373Light in Darkness(3) 
 ENG393Literary Studies Seminar(3) 
 ENG465Shakespeare: Plays and Performance(3) 
 ENG490Readings in English(1-3) 

 

Media Writing Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • General Education courses may not be used to meet requirements within this major
MAJOR CORE     Required = 5 courses, 13 hours
 Students must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for 0
credit hours except the student’s final semester when it must be taken for 1 credit hour.

 ENG240Media Writing(3) 
 FLM241Media Theory I(3) 
 COM442Communication Theory/Application(3) 
 COM499Senior Research Project(3) 
 COM293Communication Arts Conference(1) 
MEDIA     Required = 5 courses, 15 hours
 COM311Language and Society(3) 
 ART245Comic Books and Graphic Novels(3) 
 ENG465Shakespeare: Plays and Performance(3) 
 - OR -ENG***         Adaptation Course (with approval)(3) 
 ART123Introduction to Photography(3) 
 - OR -FLM243         Video Production I(3) 
 SPC221Speech Technique for Broadcast Media(3) 
 - OR -SPC325         Storytelling(3) 
ADVANCED LANGUAGE/WRITING     Required = 3 courses, 9 hours
 Choose three of the following:
 ENG210Advanced Essay Writing(3) 
 ENG211Non-Fiction Prose(3) 
 ENG310History and Structure of English(3) 
 ENG357Creative Writing(3) 
 ENG358Creative Writing II(3) 
 ENG442Screenwriting for TV and Film(3) 
ELECTIVES     Required = 3 courses, 9 hours
 Choose three courses from one of the following tracks:
TRACK 1: BUSINESS
 BUS101Introduction to Business(3) 
 BUS443Public Relations(3) 
 BUS364Digital Marketing(3) 
 - OR -BUS367         Content and Social Media Marketing(3) 
 TRACK 2: FILM
 FLM339Advanced Video Production(3) 
 FLM343Video Production II(3) 
 FLM344Film History I: American Cinema(3) 
 - OR -FLM345         Film History II: World Cinema(3) 
 TRACK 3: WEB
 DES121Design I(3) 
 DES231Digital Tools(3) 
 DES331Web Design I(3) 

 

Interdisciplinary Communication Major

GEN EDS REQUIRED BY MAJOR (NON-DEGREE STUDENTS):

  • COM311 Language and Society (fulfills Gen Ed GEN301 Requirement)
  • ENG360 World Classics-European (fulfills Gen Ed Upper Division English Requirement)
COMMUNICATION ARTS     Required = 4 courses, 10 hours
 Students must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for 0
credit hours except the student’s final semester when it must be taken for 1 credit hour.

 COM311Language and Society(3) 
 COM442Communication Theory/Application(3) 
 COM499Senior Research Project(3) 
 COM293Communication Arts Conference(1) 
LINGUISTICS/LITERATURE     Required = 2 courses, 6 hours
 In addition to ENG360, choose 3 hours of coursework with ENG prefix at 200, 300, or 400-level.
 ENG360World Classics - European(3) 
 ENG2**English Elective(  ) 
 ENG3**English Elective(  ) 
 ENG4**English Elective(  ) 
MEDIA STUDIES     Required = 3 hours
 FLM241Media Theory I(3) 
ADVANCED SPEECH ELECTIVES     Required = 6 hours
 Choose 6 hours of coursework with SPC prefix. Courses must be 200, 300 or 400-level.
 SPC2**Speech Elective(  ) 
 SPC3**Speech Elective(  ) 
 SPC4**Speech Elective(  ) 
COMMUNICATION ARTS ELECTIVES     Required = 21 hours
 Choose 21 hours of coursework with COM, ENG, MED or SPC prefixes.
NOTE: ENG101 and ENG102 do not apply to this major.
 COM***Communication Arts Elective(  ) 
 ENG***English Elective(  ) 
 MED***Media Studies Elective(  ) 
 SPC***Speech Elective(  ) 


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