Department of Humanities




Prior to the end of each semester you will be given information regarding the Humanities’ Deparment assessments. For those in English 205, you will be given the Qualifying Essay Exam. This exam will consist of several different stories and media that you will have several weeks to review on Blackboard. You will then schedule a time within the offered testing schedule to come to the Writing Lab and write your essay. The final essay will be printed and turned in to the proctor as well as submitted electronically to

All students applying for graduation with a Degree concentration in English will be given the Capstone Essay Exam. This exam will follow the same format at the Qualifying Essay Exam.

Any questions regarding these exams should be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Roth.

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