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English Minor

Description

The minor in English allows students majoring in other disciplines to construct a program of study in English that will be appropriate to their individual interests and prospective careers. Students may wish to develop their individualized English minor around concentrations in such areas as American literature, British literature,women writers, cultural studies in literature, writing, and modern literature. It is also acceptable to simply choose five electives of interest.

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student can declare this minor.

Program Requirements

The program requires 18 credits, at least 9 credits taken at Brockport, and at least 9 credits taken in courses numbered 300-499.

A grade of "C" or higher is required for ENG 303.

  • ENG 303 Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • five elective courses chosen by advisement

Student Learning Outcomes

The following Learning Outcomes are the central objectives for teaching and learning in the Department of English. Upon completing the minor, students should be able to:

  1. Analyze the relationship between literary form and meaning, taking into consideration literary techniques and devices.
  2. Construct arguments about literary works using historical contexts.
  3. Identify reputable and relevant sources, and incorporate the words and ideas of others without misrepresentation and with appropriate documentation practices.
  4. Write in conformity with standard usage and grammar.

Department of English

Department Chair: Jennifer Haytock
Location: Hartwell 211
Visit Website
Email: slvasque@brockport.edu
Phone: (585) 395-2503
Fax: (585) 395-2391

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Faculty & Staff

Sharon L Allen Ph.D
(Princeton University)
Associate Professor

Robert Baker
Coordinator of Composition

Ralph W Black Ph.D
(New York University)
Associate Professor + Co-Director, Writers Forum

Erin Brewer BA
(Hobart William Smith Colleges)
Graduate Assistant

Miriam E Burstein Ph.D
(University Of Chicago)
Associate Professor

Austin M Busch Ph.D
(Indiana University-Bloomington)
Associate Professor

Sarah M Cedeno MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Michael S Chojnowski MA
(SUNY At Fredonia)
Lecturer

Brooke A Conti Ph.D
(Yale University)
On Leave

Mary A Donovan-Wright MA
(SUNY Empire State College)
Lecturer

Sasha J Eloi MA
(Syracuse University)
Lecturer

Stephen Fellner Ph.D
(University Of Utah)
Associate Professor

T Gregory Garvey Ph.D
(University Of Wisconsin-Madison)
Professor

Monica Gilligan MS
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Lecturer

Jennifer Haytock Ph.D
(University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill)
Professor and Chair

Janie W Hinds Ph.D
(University Of Tulsa)
Professor

Mary Jo Iuppa MA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer

Stefan Jurasinski Ph.D
(Indiana University-Kokomo)
Associate Professor

Alissa G Karl Ph.D
(University Of Washington-Seattle Campus)
Assistant Professor

Alicia L Kerfoot Ph.D
(McMaster University)
Assistant Professor

J Roger Kurtz Ph.D
(University Of Iowa)
Professor + Interim Chair

Tanya Kuzylak MLS
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Lecturer

Jerremy Lorch BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Lars Mazzola Ph.D
(University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Lecturer

Laura M McSpadden BS
(Manchester College)
Graduate Assistant

Thomas R Metzger MLS
(SUNY College At Geneseo)
Lecturer

Meg A Norcia Ph.D
(University Of Florida)
Associate Professor

Megan L Obourn Ph.D
(New York University)
Associate Professor

Anne M Panning Ph.D
(University Of Hawaii At Manoa)
Professor + Co-Director, Writers Forum

Paul A Persia MA
(The University Of Tennessee)
Lecturer

Nathan Pritts BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Kristen Proehl Ph.D
(College Of William And Mary)
Assistant Professor

Michael D Slater Ph.D
(Northwestern University)
Assistant Professor

Carter Soles Ph.D
(University Of Oregon)
Assistant Professor

Matthew A Taber MS
(Nazareth College Of Rochester)
Lecturer

Althea Tait Ph.D
(Morgan State University)
Assistant Professor

Sevinc Turkkan Ph.D
(University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign)
Visiting Assistant Professor

Susan L Vasquez BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Secretary 1

Elizabeth Whittingham Ph.D
(SUNY College At Buffalo)
Lecturer

James Whorton Ph.D
(University Of Southern Mississippi)
Associate Professor + Associate Chair

Phil E Young Ph.D
(University Of South Alabama)
Lecturer

Kelley W Zanghi MA
(SUNY At Fredonia)
Lecturer