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CAA approves new English course – The Daily Eastern News

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The Academic Affairs Council unanimously approved a new English course at Eastern on Thursday.

The CAA has approved the new English language course, ENG-2706G Latin American and Latinx Literatures, which will begin in the fall semester of 2022.

The course is an introduction to Latin American and Latin literature while studying the socio-cultural and historical contexts with various authors.

The course was unanimously approved by the CAA with revisions.

The CAA unanimously approved the revisions to the English curriculum.

The CAA approved revisions to the Eastern English curriculum to include other approved course changes from today’s meeting and to include a change in the senior seminary requirement to graduate .

The change to the senior seminar is intended to include that the ENG-4300 course satisfies the senior seminar requirements for an English language degree.

The CAA unanimously approved the program changes with revisions.

The CAA has unanimously approved revisions to three English courses.

The three courses are: ENG-4300 English Studies Capstone, ENG-2504G Film and Literature and ENG-2705G African American and Africana Literatures.

English Studies Capstone changes are to modify the course to meet the senior seminary requirement for a degree in English.

With the approval of the capstone course, the ENG-3300 Seminar in English Studies course will be removed from the list of available courses.

Film and Literature course revisions have been made to update all current General Education English course options for English majors.

Similar to the Film and Literature course, the African American and African Literature course has also been updated as an English elective course for students.

Changes to all three courses were unanimously approved by the CAA along with further revisions.

The CAA has approved three minor revisions within the English Department for the Minor in English Studies, the Minor in Creative Writing, and the Minor in Literacy and Cultural Studies.

Minor English Studies revisions include updating the minor to reflect the replacement of the English Studies Seminar with the new revised version of English Studies Capstone as the appropriate major English foundation course for the course required of this minor.

The creative writing minor revisions include updating the minor to reflect the course number change from ENG-3104 to Film and Literature.

The last revised minor was the Minor in Literacy and Cultural Studies.

Changes to the minor include updating the minor to include the course number change from ENG-3504 to ENG-2504G for Film and Literature and from ENG-2705 to ENG-2705G for Afro-American Literature. American and African, as well as the addition of the additional course Latin American and Latin Literature.

All of these changes were unanimously approved with revisions by the CAA.

Madelyn Kidd can be reached at 581-2812 or [email protected]