2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English (BA Degree)

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A major in English consists of 42 hours and requires a minor.

English (42 hours) + Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)

Liberal Arts Core (47 hours)


ENGL 111  and 112  are to be taken in sequence and are prerequisite to all other English courses.

Major Studies (42 hours)

All courses in Group I are required. At least two courses in Group II are required. At least one course in Group III is required and *either a second course in group III or in Group V is required. No more than three courses can count toward the major from any one of Groups III- VII. Students must earn grades of “C” or better in courses counting toward the major.

Group III: American Literature (3 -6 hours)

*Will need to take 6 hours if no courses are chosen from Group V

Group IV: Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Group V: Twentieth-Century Literature and Contemporary Literature (3 hours*)

*Unless you choose 6 hours from Group III


** In some cases the department chairperson may designate that a Special Topics (ENGL 480) class satisfies other group requirements. See “Special Topic Courses  ” information in this catalog.

*** Internship hours may count as general elective hours or toward the major under group VI, depending on the nature of the internship. The department chairperson will specify whether the internship counts toward the major when approving the internship.


All students must have at least 125 hours to graduate. Students must meet the Residency Requirements  described in this catalog.

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