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  Jan 20, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

English, B.A., Linguistics Concentration


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CIP Code: CODE: H301 (230101-01)
Total Credit Hours: 120-122
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 anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, political science, psychology, or sociology. NOTE: at least three hours of BHSC electives must be at the 200 level or above.

History (3 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


Choose from

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

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 (6 Credits)


Choose any two ENGL 200-level courses and any other ENGL 200 or 300 level course for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may use these courses to fulfill 6 hours of this requirement.

Philosophy (3 Credits)


PHIL 202  is recommended.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences. Two courses must be from the same science.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from anthropology, criminal justice, economics, geography, political science, psychology, or sociology. NOTE: at least three hours of BHSC electives must be at the 200 level or above.

Additional Electives (5 Credits)


Total: 32 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Linguistics (6 Credits)


A total of 12 hours of Linguistics courses are required; choose from

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 any two ENGL 200-level courses and any other ENGL 200 or 300 level course for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may use these courses to fulfill 6 hours of this requirement.

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 linguistics courses and the pre-1800 literature 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 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 linguistics courses and the pre-1800 literature course.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any ENGL 400-level course in literature before 1800.

Minor (12 Credits)


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

Linguistics (6 Credits)


A total of 12 hours of Linguistics courses are required; choose from

Total: 27 Credits


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