B.A. English


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REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS- MAJOR: ENGLISH
     General Education Requirements [50]
          English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature [9]
          Fine Arts (three hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent) [9]
          Modern Language (at least two semesters second year, all hours in same language) [14]
          Religion 1320 and 1330 [6]
          History [3]
          Social Science (CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POSC, PSYC, SOCI) [3]
          Physical Activity- KINE 1238 [2]
          Science (must be lab science) [4]
          Mathematics [3]
          Speech 1311 [3]
Departmental Requirements for English Majors:
*denotes courses(s) which can also meet General Education Requirements
     *ENGL 2341 Forms of Literature
     *SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II or FREN 2312 Intermediate French II
Departmental Recommendations for English Majors:
     ENGL 3302 Advanced Composition and Rhetoric or
     ENGL 3303 Modern English Grammar (Recommended for Writing Track)
Major area of study (see below) [33]
Minor (minimum of 18 hours) [18]
Electives (to total 120 hours)
    
Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours

AVAILABLE MAJOR
     English Major Requirements
    
Completion of thirty-three (33) semester hours:
         Core requirements:
               ENGL 1301 Rhetoric and Composition I
               ENGL 1302 Rhetoric and Composition II
               ENGL 4000 English Portfolio (to be completed under the direction of the student's academic
               advisor)

Click to expand for details on the General or Writing Track.

General Track

ENGL 2341 Forms of Literature
ENGL 3305 Critical Theory
Twenty-one (21) hours from the following in which fifteen (15) must be upper-division:
     ENGL 2321 British Literature
     ENGL 2326 American Literature
     ENGL 2331 World Literature
     ENGL 2333 Studies in Literature
     ENGL 3302 Advanced Composition and Rhetoric
     ENGL 3303 Modern English Grammar
     ENGL 3307 Creative Writing
     ENGL 3309 Advanced Technical Communication
     ENGL 4301 20th Century British and European Literature
     ENGL 4304 Shakespeare
     ENGL 4306 American Modernism and Postmodernism
     ENGL 4311 American Realism and Naturalism
     ENGL 4312 American Renaissance
     ENGL 4313 Ancient World Literature
     ENGL 4314 Bible as Literature
     ENGL 4315 Long 19th Century
     ENGL 4316 Medieval and Renaissance Literature
     ENGL 4351 Studies in Writing
     THEA 3302 Christianity and Theatre

Writing Track

Any sophomore literature course
Twelve (12) hours from the following in which nine (9) must be upper-division:
    ENGL 2321 British Literature
    ENGL 2326 American Literature
    ENGL 2331 World Literature
    ENGL 2333 Studies in Literature
    ENGL 2341 Forms of Literature
    ENGL 3305 Critical Theory
    ENGL 4301 20th Century British and European Literature
    ENGL 4304 Shakespeare
    ENGL 4306 American Modernism and Postmodernism
    ENGL 4311 American Realism and Naturalism
    ENGL 4312 American Renaissance
    ENGL 4313 Ancient World Literature
    ENGL 4314 Bible as Literature
    ENGL 4315 Long 19th Century
    ENGL 4316 Medieval and Renaissance Literature
    ENGL 4351 Studies in Writing
    THEA 3302 Christianity and Theatre
Twelve (12) hours from the following, in which nine (9) must be upper-division:
    COMM 1303 Introduction to Journalism
    COSC 2312 Web Authoring
    ENGL 3302 Advanced Composition and Rhetoric
    ENGL 3303 Modern English Grammar
    ENGL 3307 Creative Writing
    ENGL 3309 Advanced Technical Communication
    ENGL 4351 Studies in Writng (May be repeated when topic changes)
    THEA 4364 Scriptwriting