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Degree Requirements and Advising

College is hard enough without needlessly stressing over next semester’s registration and graduation requirements. These links should help answer any questions you may have regarding general education and major requirements. Please contact your advisor with any further questions.

Advising Resources

General Education Requirements
Major requirements (found in the university's course catalog)


American Studies - BA, BS
English: Creative Writing Emphasis - BA, BS
English: Literary Studies Emphasis - BA, BS
English: Professional and Technical Writing Emphasis - BA, BS
English: Teaching Emphasis - BA, BS


American Studies - Minor
English - Minor
English Teaching - Minor
Folkore - Minor

Undergraduate advising tips


Academic Advisors

All academic advisors are located in the Taggart Student Center room 302. Please call for an appointment.

Dan Mathews
English Teaching, English Minors
Phone: (435) 797-3883
Appointment Hours: M-F 9:00 - 4:00

Susie Parkinson
Creative Writing, American Studies, Literary Studies, Professional and Technical Writing
Phone: (435) 797-3883
Appointment Hours: M-F 9:00 - 4:00


Career Advisor

Shanan Ballam
RWST 410
Phone: (435) 797-3697
Tuesday/Thursday 9-11; by appt.