MTSU English offers the major entirely online as part of an Online B.A. or B.S. degree. (See MTSU's full list of Online Degrees.)
MTSU News article on the Benefits of studying English online
English Online Advising
The English Department's Online Academic Advisor is Dr. Laura Dubek.
English Major and Minor Requirements
For complete information about the English major, visit the English Program page. The English minor requires ENGL 3007 and 12 hours of electives.
English Online Courses
The English courses listed below are available online on a regular rotation (with the exception of Topics courses). Instructors may vary.
Multiple online sections of ENGL 1010, 1020, 2020, and 2030 are offered every semester. 2020 Theme offerings vary.
|ENGL 1010||Expository Writing|
|ENGL 1010K||Stretch Program - Expository Writing|
|ENGL 1020||Research/Argumentative Writing|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: American Nature Writing|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Black Writers Matter|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Childhood Innocence and Evil in Modern Fiction|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Contemporary World Literature|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Happily Ever After|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Holocaust Survivor Literature|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Modern American Environmental Literature|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Southern Drama and Film|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Sports and Literature|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Video Games and Literature [Honors]|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Women Immigrants and the American Dream|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Women Writing HerStory|
|ENGL 2030||Experience of Literature|
English Major Core
Online sections of core courses are offered most Fall and Spring semesters.
|ENGL 3000||Introduction to Literary Studies|
|ENGL 3007||Writing and the Literary Imagination|
|ENGL 3010||British Literature: Beginning to 1700|
|ENGL 3020||British Literature II|
|ENGL 3030||Introduction to American Literature|
Online elective courses are generally offered on a one- to two-year rotation.
|ENGL 3135||Introduction to Shakepeare|
|ENGL 3230||Literature of the Victorian Era|
|ENGL 3320||20th Century American Literary Icons|
|ENGL 3330||Southern Literature|
|ENGL 3340||African American Literature|
|ENGL 3370||Modern American Poetry|
|ENGL 3400||European Literature to 1400|
|ENGL 3410||Classical Mythology|
|ENGL 3510||English Grammar and Usage for Educators|
|ENGL 3570||Introduction to Linguistics|
|ENGL 3605||Applied Writing [does not count for the English major]|
|ENGL 3620||Professional Writing|
|ENGL 3730||Twentieth Century Women Writers|
|ENGL 3740||Children's Literature|
|ENGL 3745||Literature for Adolescents|
|ENGL 3850||Literature and Film|
|ENGL 4425||Backgrounds of Modern Literature|
|ENGL 4510||Modern English Grammar and Usage|
|ENGL 4570||Topics in Linguistics: The Science of Words|
|ENGL 4605||Advanced Composition|
|ENGL 4785||Law and Literature|
|ENGL 4860||Special Topics in Film: Film Noir|
|ENGL 4900||Topics in Literature: Crime, Criminals, & Detectives|
|ENGL 4999||Portfolio (1 credit hour)|
Please see the current schedule via Pipeline for specific offerings by semester.