English/Literature Option

Major(s)

English/Literature Option

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog
  2. Major Requirements (36 hours)
    1. ENG 235(3), 340(3), 341(3), 350(3), 351(3); ENG 390(3) or 491(3)
    2. One course from: ENG 282(3), 354(3), 355(3), 360(3), 361(3), 362(3), 363(3), 483(3) 
    3. One course from: ENG 312(3), 510(3), 513(3), 541(3), 543(3), 598(3)
    4. Two 500-level literature courses (in addition to any 500-level literature courses used to fulfill the requirements for the major)
    5. ENG 301(3), Seminar in English Studies and Public Affairs
    6. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of ENG 301(3).
    7. Three hours of English electives for a total of not fewer than 36 hours, not including ENG 110, 210, 221, 310.
  3. Minor Required (or second major)
  4. Specific Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree - see Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements section of catalog
  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

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:

  • major requirements
  • minor requirements
  • 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.