University of Nebraska at Kearney
College of Fine Arts and Humanities

1994-96 UNK Undergraduate Catalog

Department of English

Charles Peek, Chair
Professors: Anderson, M. Benzel, Godfrey, Jussel, V. Plambeck, Welch
Associate Professors: K. Benzel, George, Peck, Peek, R. Umland, S. Umland
Assistant Professors: Clougherty, Emrys, Fleche, Grandone, Horner, Sinclair, Sullivan
Department Lecturers: Bosshardt, Bregman, Canfield, Cutler, Flood, Francis, Hansen, Johnson, King, Kingsley, Klone, Kosmicki, Kruse, Maddux, Malloy, Martin, McNew, Miles, Nowak, M. Plambeck, Sanks, Wood

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Department Objectives

To provide a broad cultural background for the understanding and appreciation of the character and ideals of human beings and society through courses in literature, composition, and English language;

To improve communication skills through practice in diverse types of expository and imaginative writing;

To develop critical thinking through exposure to and interpretation of the various world views offered in literary works;

To increase appreciation for literature, its backgrounds, history, and values, through analysis and discussion of literary works covering a wide range of attitudes, perspectives, and expressions;

To prepare future teachers of Language Arts and English for elementary, middle, secondary, and college teaching.

(Upon request, the Department provides prospective students with a more detailed list of objectives.)

English Major

Two major options are available:
I. English Option-Bachelor of Arts Degree
II. English Teaching Subject Endorsement Option-Bachelor of Arts in Education Degree

The minor in English is available for students pursuing majors in other disciplines. The Elementary Education major has a specially defined minor in English.

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