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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

English, B.A., Literature 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 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 two sophomore surveys in one of the following sequences: ENGL 201 -ENGL 202  ; ENGL 205 -ENGL 206 ; ENGL 201 -ENGL 205 ; ENGL 202 -ENGL 206 ; and one open 200/300-level ENGL elective for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the sophomore surveys.

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


Required Courses


Electives


English Literature (6 Credits)


A total of 12 hours of 300 and 400-level ENGL courses, 9 of which must be in Literature. At least 12 hours of ENGL 400 level courses are required (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with ENGL 423G /ENGL 424G , ENGL 459G  and the Major Figures course.

Minor (6 Credits)


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

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 two sophomore surveys in one of the following sequences: ENGL 201 -ENGL 202  ; ENGL 205 -ENGL 206 ; ENGL 201 -ENGL 205 ; ENGL 202 -ENGL 206 ; and one open 200/300-level ENGL elective for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the sophomore surveys.

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

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


English Literature (9 Credits)


 A total of 12 hours of 300 and 400-level ENGL courses, 9 of which must be in Literature. At least 12 hours of ENGL 400 level courses are required (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with ENGL 423G /ENGL 424G , ENGL 459G  and the Major Figures courses such as ENGL 413G , ENGL 414G , ENGL 415G , or ENGL 496G .

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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