California State University, Long Beach

Policy Statement
96-23
November 15, 1996

Bachelor of Arts in English
Option in English Education (code 2-6803)
Literacy and Composition Teaching Emphasis
Language and Linguistics Teaching Emphasis
Black Studies Teaching Emphasis

These emphases were recommended by the Academic Senate on May 11, 1995, concurred by the
President on May 31, 1995 and approved by the CTC on April 4, 1996.

Students must complete the following core of thirty-five (35) units for all emphases: ENGL 184, 310, 327, 363, 375, 410, 482, LING 329; select 1 course from ENGL 250A, 250B; select 1 course from ENGL 370A, 370B.

Please note that these emphases vary in the number of units they require to provide breadth and perspective.

Black Studies Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and eighteen (18) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (18 units): B/ST 140, 343, 415, 499; select three units from B/ST 155, 201, 370; select three units from B/ST 180, 240, 340, 346.

Comparative Literature Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and fifteen (15) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (15 units): select one course from C/LT 261, 361; select three units from C/LT 230, 330A, 330B; select three units from C/LT 250, 251, 410, 4121, 4511, 461; select three units from C/LT 234, 235, 236, 403, 4151, 440; select three units from C/LT 3101, 3121, 4141, 4211, 4221, 431, 432, 438.

Creative Writing Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and eighteen (18) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (18 units): select nine units from ENGL 405, 406, 407, 499, select nine units from ENGL 385, 386, 459, 467A, 467B, 474, 475, 476, 477A, 477B, 478.

Journalism Emphasis ~

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and a minimum of twenty-one (21) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (21 units minimum, at least 12 of which must be upper division, 300 or above): JOUR 110, 120, 319, 320, 331, 430; select a minimum of three units from JOUR 300, 312, 323, 370, 422, 431, 490, 499.

Language and Linguistics Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and eighteen (18) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (18 units): select six units from LING 420, 421, 433; select six units from LING 435, 485 (or ED P 485), 486; select three units from ANTH 421 or LING 472; select three units from ENGL 435, LING 460, 475.

In addition, this emphasis requires 12 units or equivalent of a foreign language.

Literacy and Composition Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and a minimum of fifteen (15) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (15 units minimum): ENGL 435, 436; select a minimum of six units from ENGL 309, 497, 498 (topic: Cailfornia Writing Project), LING 435, 460; select three units from ENGL 300, 317, 405, 406, 407, 417, 418.

Literature Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and a minimum of fifteen (15) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (1 6 units minimum): ENGL 384; select three units from ENGL 451, 452, 453, 455, 456, 458, 459; select a minimum of three units from ENGL 474, 475, 476, 477A-B, 478, 479; select three units from ENGL 3181 (or FEA 3181), 385, 386, 398; select three units from C/LT 230 or any upper division English course.

Speech Communication Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and twenty-one (21) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (21 units): select six units from SPCH 130, 210 and 210W, 271; select six units from SPCH 331, 333, 335; select 9 units from SPCH 306, 309, 355, 410, 411, 451.

Theatre Arts Emphasis

Students are required to complete the core of thirty-five (35) units and twenty-two (22) units to provide breadth and perspective.

Breadth and Perspective (22 units): THEA 101, 114A, 142, 148, 346, 374, 476; select one unit from THEA 310A or 340A.

Emphases in American Studies, Dance, and Radio/[V/Film have been discontinued. Students expecting to complete them must do so by the end of December 1997.

EFFECTIVE: Spring 1997

Code: 6803
College: 28
Career. GR
IPEDS (Cred) ERST: 100