ADVISING FOR ENGLISH MAJORS
1. Where do I Add or Drop a class?
Go to CLV 103 for help; check "Registration and Advising Handbook" for 3 deadline dates per semester.
2. How do I figure out what classes are still available? What if a class I want is already full?
See www.csus.edu/scheduler for class availability. E-mail or phone the course instructor to ask about a waiting list; attend the first class meeting to find out the result
31. What are the requirements in my major? Do I need a Minor?
See the Course Description Booklet for requirements. No minor is required; check with your Adviser about useful courses outside English
4. Who is my Adviser? How do I meet with him/her?
Every student is assigned a faculty Adviser when they declare an English Major, or when they transfer into CSUS.To change your assigned Adviser, use the "Change of Adviser" form in CLV 103. For urgent questions, e-mail the On-line Adviser, email@example.com or contact Zahara Seals, CLV 103, 278-6586. Current adviser assignments: BY CLV 104. See your Adviser each term; NEW/TRANSFER MAJORS: SEE YOUR ADVISER BEFORE YOU REGISTER for next term.
5. When, or in what order, should I be taking the Required courses
See the "Road Map for English Majors" below
6. What should I do to have the courses I completed at another school?
See your Adviser in your first semester at CSUS for help on submitting a "Petition for Substitution"
7. What jobs can I get with my English Major?
See "Career Paths for English Majors" below
Real jobs and Internships that English majors have held recently: Nightclub/restaurant
reviewer, University fundraiser, Business communications writer, Software
instructions writer, Book editor and marketer, Public relations officer
(YMCA), Political events coordinator and speechwriter, and more.
See the "Internships" link on the English homepage.
AREAS OF ADVISING
American: Fanetti, Lee-Keller, Madden, Ridley, Sweet,Wanlass.
African American: Ridley.
British: Buchanan, Gieger, Meyer, Toise, Yen, Zarins.
Children's: Dunstan, Fanetti, Wanlass, Zarins.
Fiction: Gieger, Madden, Sweet, Toise, Wanlass.
Literary Criticism: Meyer.
Literary Pedagogy: Dunstan, Glade, Wanlass.
Literary Theory: Lee-Keller, Meyer, Toise, Yen.
Poetry: McKinney, Smith, Wanlass.
Post-Colonial: Buchanan, Lee-Keller, Madden, Wanlass.
Shakespeare: Meyer, Yen.
FILM: Gieger, Rice.
WOMEN'S STUDIES: Lee-Keller, Meyer, Sweet.
ETHNIC STUDIES: Lee-Keller
CULTURAL STUDIES: Lee-Keller
Children's Literature: Zarins
Fiction: Buchanan, Rice.
Poetry: McKinney, Smith.
TEACHING CREDENTIALS: Dunstan, Fanetti (Single Subject Advisor), Helt, Wanlass.
RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION
Rhetoric: Glade, Heckathorn, Smith.
Composition: Glade, Heckathorn, McKee, Melzer, Smith.
TESOL PROGRAM: Ching, Clark, Heather, Helt (Coordinator), Marshall, McKee.
Applied: Ching, Clark, Heather, Helt, Marshall, Komiyama, Seo.
Black English: Clark, Helt.
Corpus Linguistics: Helt.
Discourse Analysis: Seo.
Gender and Language: Clark, Helt.
General: Clark, Helt, Komiyama, Marshall.
Language Assessment: Heather.
Technology Assisted Language Learning: Heather.
ESL: Ching, Clark, Komiyama, McKee, Seo.
CAREER ADVISING: Dunstan, (Teaching Credentials); Glade (Teaching Composition/Writing); Heather (TESOL); Yen (Internships); Wanlass (Liberal Studies).
ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST AND E0665: Ching, Heckathorn, Klyse.
ENGLISH MINOR ADVISOR: Toise.
GRADUATE STUDIES: Toise (Coordinator), Glade (Composition).
OVERSEAS STUDIES: Dunstan, Heather.