May 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Westminster College Catalog 
2021-2022 Westminster College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Writing Concentration, B.A.

Plus, three 300-level WRI courses.

12 Semester Hours

Plus, one 400-level WRI course.

4 Semester Hours

Plus, one 400-level ENG course.

4 Semester Hours


An internship (WRI 590 ) is recommended.

English majors may have only one concentration within the discipline. Also, English majors may not minor in Writing .

All-College Honors Program : If successfully completed, the All-College Honors Research Project will replace the capstone requirement for students majoring in English. However, All-College Honors scholars must attend capstone courses.

Secondary Education Minor : To be eligible for certification in English, students must successfully complete all requirements for the English major with a concentration in Literary Studies or a concentration in Writing as set out above, plus:

  1. ENG 220  (Teaching of Literature and Grammar in Secondary Schools);
  2. Participation on the staff of Holcad or Scrawl;
  3. The requirements for graduation listed in this Catalog;
  4. The minor in secondary education.
  5. The prerequisites for admission to the Senior Teaching and Learning Block are a cumulative GPA of 3.000 in all-college course work and a 3.000 in the major. “In the major” is defined as all courses required for the major, including those offered by other disciplines.

Students who are interested in secondary education should contact the chair of the School of Education as soon as possible for complete information. If all requirements are to be completed in four years, careful planning in both the major field and the minor is essential.