For a listing of majors, the student should refer to the list of majors in this catalog. Course requirements for majors are listed under individual departments. Students should consult the department for current admissions requirements.
Until a major is selected, the student is designated as undeclared. Each major consists of not less than 20 credits of upper-division courses and above in a specific field. Students must earn a grade of C- or better for all course requirements indicated for each major, minor, or supplementary major, including any courses required from outside the department.
Proseminar in Rhetoric and Professional Communication 3 Credits Introduction to research in rhetoric and professional communication. Graduate Study in Writing in the Workplace 3 Credits Study of workplace writing practices, including a focus on research-based, theoretical, and pedagogical approaches to professional communication.
Imaginative writing, chiefly the narrative. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. Creative Writing Workshop: Poetry 3 Credits Creative writing poetry workshop for advanced writers of poetry. Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits. Graduate Study in Approaches to Literature 3 Credits Understanding, appreciation, techniques of instruction in the high school. Graduate Study in Critical Theory 3 Credits Advanced study of one or more major trends in theoretical inquiry within English studies.
Some prior study of theory, such as English , , or , strongly recommended. History of Rhetoric 3 Credits An investigation of the crucial writings that have shaped Western attitudes towards and practice of rhetoric.
Course will examine key texts from the Greeks through the Enlightenment, especially as they have influenced contemporary rhetorical theory. Graduate Study in Modern Rhetorical Theory 3 Credits Major figures in rhetorical theory, with particular emphasis on developments in rhetorical theory in the 20th century.
Graduate Study in a Literary Period or Movement 3 Credits Close study of a topic in a particular literary period or movement. Graduate Study in Comparative Literature 3 Credits Close study of a selection on non-English literary works read in translation.
Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Special Topics in Critical Theory 3 Credits Study of a specific historical or theoretical topic, trend, or movement in Critical Theory. Graduate Study in Film and Digital Media 3 Credits Offers close graduate study of a form or genre, a major figure or style, a historical period or movement, or a major theme or text.
Argument Theory and Practice 3 Credits Examining theories of argument and how language convinces audiences to think and act in certain ways and not in others. Gothic Literature 3 Credits Intensive study of gothic literature in particular historical, aesthetic, cultural, or intellectual contexts, such as American Gothic, Female Gothic, Dark Romanticism, or Vampire Literature. Graduate Study: Form and Technique in Fiction 3 Credits Advanced study of issues in form and technique in fiction, including point of view, scene and dialogue, and story structure.
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits. Graduate Study: Form and Technique in Poetry 3 Credits Advanced study of issues in form and technique in poetry, including voice, tone, syntax, and structure. The Borderlands Writing Project Credits Intensive month-long seminar for practicing teachers and educators designed to improve the teaching of writing and the writing process and literacy and reading in schools and other educational contexts.
Reading, discussing, and writing about current professional literature; completing teacher inquiry; and planning action research.
Participants complete personal and professional writing, as well as additional professional development activities. By invitation only. Affiliated with the National Writing Project. Antebellum American Literature 3 Credits Intensive study of topics critical to the development of nineteenth century American literature before and during the Civil War, and the work of authors such as Emerson, Thoreau, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman and Dickinson.
Multimedia Theory and Production 3 Credits Issues, theories, and production practices underlying design of multimedia, including rhetorical choices, aesthetic approaches, usability concerns, and diverse academic and popular discourses contributing to continued development of digital texts.
Consent of Instructor required. Students must have a 3. Preference is given toward students who demonstrate financial need. Edward Griffith Memorial Scholarship was established in to award scholarships to sophomore or junior students in the Army ROTC program who have an interest in a military career. Turner Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in to make annual award s students who maintain a grade point average of 2. Herb Wimberly in order to make awards to one or more Masters level Graduate students who are qualified and deserving.
Carlsbad Nursing Scholarship The Leslie Messer-Wilson Memorial Scholarship was established in order to make awards to qualified and deserving students. Herbel Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in to make an annual award to one or more students enrolled in the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.
The award recipients must be undergraduate or graduate students majoring in range science. Aggie Welcome and Orientation Orientation for all new students is mandatory.
It is important that students submit an official ACT or SAT score prior to attending an AWO program as these scores are used to place students into courses during academic advising. Students who do not have an ACT or SAT score on file for their AWO program will not receive a final schedule upon completion of orientation and may be subject to a change of schedule upon receiving official test scores.
Courses taken in this status may not be used to meet university admission requirements. Students interested in using nondegree credit for initial teacher certification or certification in a new field must contact the College of Education. During the open period you can work on your application as many times as you want.
Other things you can do to stand out from the crowd Maintain a GPA of at least 3. Both ask for a faculty recommendation, while one can include a recommendation from an employer or community member. Gill Memorial Scholarship for pre-health majors Requires two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from faculty.
Each recipient must have a declared major in College of Business or HRTM, and be scheduled to participate in an internship, co-op, or work-study program with real world experience relevant to their majors. Master's Seminar in Rhetoric 3 Credits Studies in theories of and issues in rhetoric. Sphar Endowed Scholarship was established in in order to make awards to qualified and deserving students. Nondegree students are subject to the same university regulations as degree-seeking students. May be repeated for a total of 6 credits.
Prerequisite: at least 6 credits in upper-division English courses. Be classified as an international student whose first language is not English 3. SCH Cameron E. Prerequisite: graduate standing.
Advanced Study in a Literary Period or Movement 3 Credits Close study of a historical or theoretical topic in a particular literary period or movement. Shakespeare II Principal plays of Shakespeare's last two periods.
In establishing this scholarship, the Abrams wish to address the acute need for qualified mental health practitioners in the region. Repeatable for a total of 6 credits. The broad curriculum offered provides both the motivation and the tools for lifelong learning experiences. Consent of instructor required.
Turner Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in to make annual award s students who maintain a grade point average of 2. Graduate Study: Form and Technique in Fiction 3 Credits Advanced study of issues in form and technique in fiction, including point of view, scene and dialogue, and story structure.
Application Deadlines Applications for admission should be sent to the Undergraduate Admissions Office at least 30 days before the beginning of the regular semester or summer sessions in which the student intends to enroll. Technical-Professional Communication: Theory and Pedagogy 3 Credits Topics in teaching business, technical and scientific communication in academic and workplace contexts.
Some departments also require specific courses outside the major field. Students must be either a junior or senior in high school and enrolled in one-half or more of the minimum course requirements approved by the following: Public Education Department in a New Mexico public school district Locally chartered and state-chartered charter school State-supported school Bureau of Indian Education-funded high school Under Senate Bill signed by the Governor and effective July 1, , support for dual credit privileges at post-secondary institutions is now available for private and home school-eligible students. Workshop: Advanced Technical and Professional Writing 3 Credits Intensive practice in technical and professional writing and editing in a workshop environment. For example, a student earning a B. It is imperative that students consult the departmental sections of this catalog and the department s for advice in planning to fulfill requirements for their declared majors. What can students do to increase their ability to compete for scholarships?
Multimedia Theory and Production 3 Credits Issues, theories, and production practices underlying design of multimedia, including rhetorical choices, aesthetic approaches, usability concerns, and diverse academic and popular discourses contributing to continued development of digital texts. Prerequisite: at least 6 credits in upper-division English courses. Students interested in using nondegree credit for initial teacher certification or certification in a new field must contact the College of Education.
Here are some things to consider as you decide which faculty member will be able to give you the best recommendation: A faculty member from the department of your major will be able to speak about your performance in your main area of study. Critical Writing Studies 3 Credits Overview of current and historical approaches to the critical study of gender and language: how gender theoretically manifests in linguistic, social, cultural, academic, and professional contexts. Applicants may be asked for additional information, including academic letters of recommendation, in support of their application. Modern Rhetorical Theory 3 Credits Major figures in rhetorical theory, with particular emphasis on developments in rhetorical theory in the twentieth century. Scholarship recipients are chosen by faculty selection committees. Please refer to the departmental section of the catalog for specific nondepartmental requirements.
Participants complete personal and professional writing, as well as additional professional development activities. Focuses on teaching composition at the college level.