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

English, B.A.


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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


Required Courses


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 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 the General Education Core  list of Mathematics courses in consultation with academic advisor.

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 (6 Credits)


Choose any two sophomore surveys (ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 ) and any other ENGL 200 or 300 level courses 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 the General Education Core  list of Natural Science courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


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

Additional Elective (5 Credits)


Total: 32 Credits


Junior Year


Required Courses


Electives


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 sophomore surveys (ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , ENGL 206 ) and any other ENGL 200 or 300 level courses for a total of 9 hours. Students eligible for ENGL 215  and ENGL 216  may take these courses instead of the sophomore surveys.

English Literature (6 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 Shakespeare 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 a minimum 18-hour minor. Six of these must be 300 level or above.

Total: 30 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


English Literature (9 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 Shakespeare and the Major Figures course.

English Literature (3 Credits)


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

Minor (12 Credits)


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

Total: 27 Credits


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