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2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of English and Language Arts

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Chairperson of Department: Dolan Hubbard

 Coordinators of Freshman English Program: Milford Jeremiah and Adam Mekler

 Coordinator of English Honors Program: Jennifer Williams

 Coordinator of Graduate Studies: Joy Myree-Mainor

 Coordinator of English Major and Coordinator of Advising: J.A. White

 Coordinator of Creative Writing: Celeste Doaks

 Coordinator of Film and Television Writing: Keith mehlinger

 Coordinator of Professional and Technical Writing: Anita Pandey

 Professors: Burney J. Hollis, Dolan Hubbard,  Adele Newson-Horst, Anita Pandey, Milford Jeremiah

 Associate Professors: M.K Asante Jr., Linda M. Carter, Julie Cary Conger, Keith Mehlinger, L. Adam Mekler, Joy Myree-Mainor, David W. Warfield, J.A. White

 Assistant Professors:  Tristan Abbott, Brett Butler, Karl Henzy, Mary Henderson, Denise Jarrett, A.J. Verdelle, 

 Lecturers:  Titalayo Akanke, Sheri J. Booker, Leiza Brown, Kimberly A. Collins, Betty Davis, Inte’a DeShields, Johnnie Fields, Jaki Hall, Abigail Higgs, Larry Johnson, Linda Johnson, Jonathan Luftig, Helen Madry, Melanie Marotta, Robert Matunda, Abdoulaye Mbaye, Paul Makundi, Tyrone Stanley, AJ Verdelle, Elizabeth Watson.

The Departmental Major

At the undergraduate level, the Department of English and Language Arts offers the Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Students may follow tracks in Creative Writing, Language Arts, and Literature and Language. Students may also pursue an undergraduate major in Screenwriting and Animation; contact the department for further details.

Freshman English

Freshman English Requirement: The Freshman English Program consists of two consecutive semesters of study of composition and research: ENGL 101 -ENGL 102   or ENGL 111 -ENGL 112 . The level or section of ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  or ENGL 111  and ENGL 112  at which a student enrolls in the pro- gram is determined by placement testing. In ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 , one level of classes meets three hours a week, while at the other level classes meet for five hours a week. In order to pass courses in the Freshman English Program, students must earn grades of “C” or higher.

The Reading Program

The Department of English and Language Arts offers a course in Developmental Reading. The courses ALCR 101   is required of students enrolled in the Pre-College Studies Program and students who test low on the university’s placement test in Reading. 

The Major in Screenwriting and Animation (SWAN)

Coordinator of SWAN: Keith Mehlinger

Associate Professor: M.K. Asante Jr.

Assistant Professor: David W. Warfield

 Adjunct Faculty: Dale Beran, Willie Moore, Brittany Parker, David Roberts, Kobina Yankah,

 Affilliate Professor:  MBARE NGOM (Dept. of World Languages and International Studies)


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