ENGL 1000. English Convocation (0-0-0) During English Convocation, students receive information about the Department, the requirements for the degree, upcoming events, careers related to English, and studies in English. Students are also required to attend three events sponsored or sanctioned by the Department. Convocation is meant to foster a sense of community among students and faculty. Students in all tracks of the English major must complete five semesters of this zero credit hour course. It is offered fall and spring semesters. (S/U Grading).