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2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A., Folklore Concentration


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CIP Code: CODE: H301 (230101-01)
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Teaching, newspapers, magazines, publishing house, radio/TV, movie companies, publications, mass-market, paperback companies, corporations, government agencies

In order to meet University graduation requirements, each student must complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at the 300 and 400 levels.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note


** ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  do not count as hours toward the English major (See requirement #4 in Specific Degree Requirements of the College ).

Electives


Modern Language


  • MODL 101 - Elective 4 Credits.
  • MODL 102 - Elective 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses. Three hours must be at the 200-level or above.

History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of History courses.

Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose from

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core list of Natural Science courses.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Required Courses


Electives


Modern Language


  • MODL 201 3 Credits. 
  • MODL 202 3 Credits.

Choose from FREN, GERM, or SPAN in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single foreign language.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any two sophomore surveys (ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 , ENGL 215 ENGL 216 ); and one open-topic sophomore course (ENGL 210 , ENGL 211 , ENGL 212 ) or ENGL 321 , ENGL 322 , ENGL 371  for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the soph. surveys.

English (3 Credits)


Choose from any 200/300 level ENGL course.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


PHIL 202  is recommended.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Natural Sciences courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral Sciences courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

Additional Elective (5 Credits)


Total: 32 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Folklore (6 Credits)


A total of 12 hours of 300 and 400-level Folklore courses:

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses in consultation with academic advisor.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from any 200/300 level ENGL course.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from ENGL 300 level or above courses. At least 12 hours of ENGL 400 level courses are required (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with Folklore courses and the Major Figures course.

History (6 Credits)


Communication (3 Credits)


Students who take ENGL 360  or ENGL 365  may count this course toward their major. They must take an additional free elective to make up the course hours.

Choose from

Minor (6 Credits)


Choose electives to complete 18-hour minor. Six of these must be 300 level or above.

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from ENGL 400 level courses. These hours may be partially satisfied with Folklore courses and the Major Figures course.

English (3 Credits)


Choose from major figures courses such as ENGL 413G , ENGL 414G , ENGL 415G ENGL 423G , ENGL 424G , or ENGL 496G  .

Folklore (6 Credits)


A total of 12 hours of 300 and 400-level Folklore courses:

Minor (12 Credits)


Choose electives to complete 18-hour minor. Six of these must be 300 level or above.

Total: 27 Credits


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