Online English

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.)

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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.

General Education

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

Upper-Division Electives

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.