The English Department now offers the English major entirely online as part of an Online B.A. or B.S. degree. (See MTSU's full list of Online Degrees.)
We also offer the English minor online to complement many majors and career paths. (See MTSU's full list of Online Minors.)
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 15 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: Happily Ever After|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Holocaust Survivor Literature|
|ENGL 2020||Theme: Modern American Environmental 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
At least one online section of most of these courses are offered each semester.
|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|
Electives are generally offered on a one- to two-year rotation.
|ENGL 3230||Literature of the Victorian Era|
|ENGL 3330||Southern Literature|
|ENGL 3340||African American Literature|
|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 4520||The Structure of English|
|ENGL 4570||Topics in Linguistics: The Science of Words|
|ENGL 4605||Advanced Composition|
|ENGL 4860||Topics in Film: Film Noir [coming in 2023]|
|ENGL 4900||Topics in Literature: Crime, Criminals, & Detectives|
Please see the current schedule via Pipeline for specific offerings by semester.