Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

English, BA


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Degree Awarded:         Total Credit Hours:
Bachelor of Arts        120
Career Opportunities:
Teaching, newspapers, magazines, publishing house, radio/TV, movie companies, publications, mass-market, paperback companies, corporations, government agencies
Note(s):
• In order to meet University graduation requirements, each student must complete a minimum of 45 semester hours at the 300 and 400 levels.

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

Freshman Year (30 credit hours)


Modern Language (6 credit hours)


Choose from American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (ARAB), French (FREN), German (GERM) or Spanish (SPAN) in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single language.

  • MODL 101 - Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 102 - Elective Credit Hours: 3

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

History (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of History courses.

Mathematics (6 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Mathematics courses in consultation with academic advisor.

Natural Sciences (3 credit hours)


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

Sophomore Year (33 credit hours)


Modern Language (6 credit hours)


Choose from American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic (ARAB), French (FREN), German (GERM) or Spanish (SPAN) in consultation with academic advisor. All MODL course requirements must be completed in a single language.

  • MODL 201 Credit Hours: 3
  • MODL 202 Credit Hours: 3

Philosophy (3 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Natural Sciences (6 credit hours)


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

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 credit hours)


Choose a 200-level or above course from the General Education Curriculum  list of Social/Behavioral Science courses.

General Elective (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Junior Year (30 credit hours)


Fine Arts (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Fine Arts courses.

Race and Ethnic Studies (3 Credits)


English (3 credit hours)


Choose from any 300 or 400-level ENGL course.

History (6 credit hours)


Choose in consultation with academic advisor.

Communication (3 credit hours)


Choose from the General Education Curriculum  list of Communication courses.

ENGL 360  or ENGL 365  may count toward major requirements but an additional course must be taken to complete the credit hours to make up the course hours.

Minor (6 credit hours)


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

English (3 credit hours)


Choose from any 400-level ENGL course (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with Shakespeare and Major Figures courses.

Senior Year (27 credit hours)


English (9 credit hours)


  • Choose 6 credit hours of any 300/400-level ENGL courses.
  • Choose 3 credit hours of any 400-level ENGL course (exclusive of ENGL 490 ); these hours may be partially satisfied with Shakespeare and Major Figures courses.

Major Figures (3 credit hours)


Minor (12 credit hours)


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

General Education Core Curriculum


English

(6 cr)
Mathematics
(6 cr)
Natural Sciences
(9 cr)
Social/Behavioral Sci
(6 cr)
ENGL 101 
ENGL 102  
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Gen Ed Course List  
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Gen Ed Course List  
History
(3 cr)
Fine Arts
(3 cr)
Communication
(3 cr)
Literature
(3 cr)
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
Choose from the
Gen Ed Course List  
ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 205 , or ENGL 206  

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