|Undergraduate Course Details|
This course is an upper-level seminar designed to help students prepare portfolios that fulfill English Department requirements for the Capstone requirement option within the English major. Students will gather and polish written works for the portfolios and will receive extensive feedback from the instructor and peers on papers and projects produced during their careers in the English major that best represent the students? trajectory and growth. In addition, students may rewrite selected papers and revise selected projects considering comments on the originals in order to demonstrate their ability to revise their work. Students may also create new projects of their choosing, as well as prepare a resume, a letter of application, and a digital portfolio accessible to graduate schools and potential employers. Three lecture hours per week. This course is required of students in the Professional Writing concentration, and it is not open to students who have received credit for ENG509. Prerequisite: completion of at least 6 credits of English at the 300 and/or 400 levels.