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2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

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


MODL


  • 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.

BHSC (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.

HIST (3 Credits)


SCI (3 Credits)


SCI electives to be chosen from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences, two courses of which must be from the same science.

Total: 31 Credits


Sophomore Year


Required Courses


Electives


MODL


  • 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.

ENGL (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.

PHIL (3 Credits)


PHIL 202  is recommended.

SCI (6 Credits)


SCI electives to be chosen from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS) sciences, two courses of which must be from the same science.

BHSC (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


ENGL (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 423(G) /ENGL 424(G) , ENGL 459(G)  and the Major Figures course.

Minor (6 Credits)


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

ARTS (3 Credits)


In consultation with advisor, choose from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR.

ENGL (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.

HIST (6 Credits)


CMCN (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


ENGL (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 423(G) /ENGL 424(G) , ENGL 459(G)  and the Major Figures courses such as ENGL 413(G) , ENGL 414(G) , ENGL 415(G) , or ENGL 496(G) .

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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