Apr 01, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English and Theatre

English and Theatre


Joseph E. Kraus, Ph.D., Chair
Robert (Hank) Willenbrink, Ph.D., Program Director for Theatre
Teresa Grettano, Ph.D., Program Director for First-Year Writing
Rebecca S. Beal, Ph.D.
Brian P. Conniff, Ph.D.
Jones DeRitter, Ph.D.
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.
Madeline B. Gangnes, Ph.D.
Antoinette Gail Glover, Ph.D.
Alicia Hatcher, Ph.D.
Richard A. Larsen, M.F.A.
Bonnie L. Markowski, M.A.
Susan C. Méndez, Ph.D.
Bianca M. Sabia Moore, M.A.
Michael T. O’Steen, M.F.A.
Billie R. Tadros, Ph.D.
Stephen E. Whittaker, Ph.D.


The Department of English and Theatre offers courses in literature, theatre, writing, cinema studies, pedagogy and theory. Courses are designated as English (ENLT), Theatre (THTR), Writing (WRTG) and Cinema (ENLT/CINE) and are described in Course Descriptions  under these groupings. In addition to the majors in English and Theatre described in the following section, the department offers minors in English, Theatre and Writing. English majors may pursue either minors or tracks in Theatre and Writing. English majors pursuing tracks in Writing or Theatre may place these courses in either the elective or cognate area of the major. English majors pursuing minors in Writing or Theatre may place these courses in the cognate area but not in the elective area of the major. (Courses used for a minor cannot be applied to requirements or electives within the major.)

For information on the CAS/MBA Five-Year Program, visit our CAS/MBA Five-Year Program  page.

Course Information

Courses for English and Theatre are listed under the prefixes ENLT, THTR and WRTG. For more information on these courses, visit the English and Theatre Department Courses  page.  For more information on all courses offered, visit our Course Descriptions  page.

For more information about the English & Theatre department, visit its website.