Jun 15, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of English


William Wenthe, Ph.D., Acting Chairperson

Horn Professors: Clarke, Poch
Professors: Baehr, Batra, Bauer, Baugh, Kim, Kolosov, Patterson, Purinton, Rice, Rickly, Roach, Spurgeon, Still, Wenthe
Associate Professors: Baake, Barrera, Borshuk, Braver, Cortese, Couch, Eaton, Faris, Hackenbracht, Holmes, Kvande, McFadden, McNamara, W. Phillips, Samson, Shelton, Shu, Whitney, Zellinger
Assistant Professors: Ben-Youssef, Burke, Chahine, Gerdes, Gilson, Grace, Hunter, Nish, L. Phillips, Pihlaja, Rukavina, Tham, Weedon, Wolford
Assistant Professors of Practice: Kostelich, Rogerson
Lecturers: Alvarez, Givens, Hanson

CONTACT INFORMATION: 212 English/Philosophy Building | Box 43091 | Lubbock, TX 79409-3091 | T 806.742.2501 | F 806.742.0989 | www.english.ttu.edu

About the Department

This department supervises the following degree programs and certificates:

In addition to its degree and certificate programs, the Department of English cooperates in interdepartmental programs in linguistics and comparative literature at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The department also sponsors both the local chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (the national English honorary society) and a chapter of the Society for Technical Communication and supports the publication of two journals, Iron Horse Literary Review and Technical Communication.

Undergraduate Program

Written Communication Requirements

ENGL 1301  and ENGL 1302  are required of all undergraduate students. Some colleges require additional hours in English; students should consult their advisors concerning required English courses.

Students who score 360 or below (verbal) on the SAT examination or 15 or below (English) on the ACT examination are required to pass ENGL 0301  or any approved assessment instrument approved by the Coordinating Board (Asset, Compass, Accuplacer, or THEA) before they can take ENGL 1301 . Although ENGL 0301  appears on the transcript, the hours do not count as part of the minimum number of hours required for graduation in any degree program of the university. A grade is awarded for the semester but is not recorded on the transcript; therefore, it will not be computed in the student’s grade point average. This course counts for meeting the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements for writing skills development. Students who must fulfill this requirement should visit the TSI Office located in 78 Holden Hall.

ENGL 1301  and ENGL 1302  are prerequisites for all 2000-level English courses. Two 2000-level English courses are prerequisites for all 3000- and 4000-level English courses (except ENGL 3365  and ENGL 3366 ).

Graduate Program

For information on graduate programs offered by the Department of English, visit the Graduate Programs  section.

Undergraduate Program Offerings, Course Descriptions & Curricular Tables

(Click on program for curricular table.)


    Bachelor’sUndergraduate MinorUndergraduate Certificate


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