Missouri State University

Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 preliminary edition, April 2014

Department of English


Accelerated Masters optionIncludes accelerated master's option




  • Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – English (BSEd), and Secondary Education/English (MSEd)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education – English (BSEd), and Secondary Education/English (MSEd)

Program requirements and restrictions

Placement requirement

An ACT English score of 19 or higher or an SAT English score of 451 or higher will meet the prerequisite for enrolling in ENG 110. Students with an ACT English score of 18 or lower or an SAT English score of 450 or lower must enroll in ENG 100.

General education program restriction

With the exception of ENG 310 and ENG 321, English courses counted towards General Education requirements may not also be used to meet the major requirements, minor requirements, or Fine Arts requirement on the Bachelor of Arts degree.

BA fine arts restriction

English majors or minors may not use the same literature courses to satisfy both the major or minor requirements and the Fine Arts requirement.

Restriction for english majors

Students completing both a major and a minor offered by the English Department may not count the same courses on both the major and the minor.