English

Major(s)

English

Bachelor of Arts

Major requirements (36 hours):

Major core (21 hours):
  1. Public Affairs Capstone Experience: ENG 301(3) or 599(3).
  2. Diversity (3 hours): one course from ENG 354(3), 355(3), 362(3), 363(3), 554(3).
  3. British Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 312(3), 340(3), 341(3), 510(3), 512(3), 513(3), 514(3), 541(3), 543(3), 544(3), 546(3), 547(3), 548(3), 598(3).
  4. American Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 350(3), 351(3), 517(3), 519(3), 553(3), 557(3), 558(3), 559(3), 562(3).
  5. Introductory Experience (9 hours): ENG 235(3); and one course from ENG 203(3), 205(3), 215(3), 216(3), 225(3), 339(3); and one course from ENG 200(3), 282(3), 283(3), 289(3).
  6. Pre-1800 requirement: at least three of the 36 hours taken in the English major must be a pre-1800 literature course: ENG 312(3), 340(3), 510(3), 513(3), 541(3), 553(3), 598(3).
  7. Minor required (or second major).
  8. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
Choose one of the following options:
Creative Writing option (15 hours):
  1. Introductory Creative Writing: one course from ENG 203(3), 205(3), 215(3), 225(3).
  2. Intermediate Creative Writing: one course from ENG 303(3), 305(3), 315(3), 316(3), 325(3).
  3. Advanced Creative Writing: one course from ENG 500(3), 501(3), 503(3), 506(3).
  4. Creative Writing Project: ENG 508(3) or one additional course from ENG 500(3), 501(3), 503(3), 506(3) not used in the Advanced Creative Writing choice above. Course selected may be the same of the Advanced Writing requirement selection if the student is repeating the course for additional credit.
  5. ENG 551(3).
Literature option (15 hours):
  1. Additional American Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 350(3) or 351(3). May not be double-counted from the American Literature core requirement.
  2. Additional British Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 340(3) or 341(3). May not be double-counted from the British Literature major core requirement.
  3. Specialized Approaches (3 hours): one course from ENG 435(3), 483(3), 491(3), 533(3), 534(3), 563(3), 580(3), 583(3).
  4. Electives (6 hours): choose two ENG electives, at least one of which must be a 400 or 500 level literature course.

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

English

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (36 hours):

Major core (21 hours):
  1. Public Affairs Capstone Experience: ENG 301(3) or 599(3).
  2. Diversity (3 hours): one course from ENG 354(3), 355(3), 362(3), 363(3), 554(3).
  3. British Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 312(3), 340(3), 341(3), 510(3), 512(3), 513(3), 514(3), 541(3), 543(3), 544(3), 546(3), 547(3), 548(3), 598(3).
  4. American Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 350(3), 351(3), 517(3), 519(3), 553(3), 557(3), 558(3), 559(3), 562(3).
  5. Introductory Experience (9 hours): ENG 235(3); and one course from ENG 203(3), 205(3), 215(3), 216(3), 225(3), 339(3); and one course from ENG 200(3), 282(3), 283(3), 289(3).
  6. Pre-1800 requirement: at least three of the 36 hours taken in the English major must be a pre-1800 literature course: ENG 312(3), 340(3), 510(3), 513(3), 541(3), 553(3), 598(3).
  7. Minor required (or second major).
Choose one of the following options:
Creative Writing (15 hours):
  1. Introductory Creative Writing: one course from ENG 203(3), 205(3), 215(3), 225(3).
  2. Intermediate Creative Writing: one course from ENG 303(3), 305(3), 315(3), 316(3), 325(3).
  3. Advanced Creative Writing: one course from ENG 500(3), 501(3), 503(3), 506(3).
  4. Creative Writing Project: ENG 508(3) or one additional course from ENG 500(3), 501(3), 503(3), 506(3) not used in the Advanced Creative Writing choice above. Course selected may be the same of the Advanced Writing requirement selection if the student is repeating the course for additional credit.
  5. ENG 551(3).
Literature (15 hours):
  1. Additional American Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 350(3) or 351(3). May not be double-counted from the American Literature core requirement.
  2. Additional British Literature (3 hours): one course from ENG 340(3) or 341(3). May not be double-counted from the British Literature major core requirement.
  3. Specialized Approaches (3 hours): one course from ENG 435(3), 483(3), 491(3), 533(3), 534(3), 563(3), 580(3), 583(3).
  4. Electives (6 hours): choose two ENG electives, at least one of which must be a 400 or 500 level literature course.

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

English

Bachelor of Arts
  1. ENG 235(3).
  2. 15 hours of English electives, including three 500-level courses, for a total of not fewer than 18 hours.

English

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Science

There is no required selection of courses for an English minor for these degrees. Students are advised to select ENG 235(3), 340(3), 341(3), 350(3), 351(3), and electives in English for a total of not fewer than 18 hours.

English

Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
  1. Nine hours from: ENG 110(3), 203(3), 210(3), 215(3), 221(3), 235(3), 310(3), 520(3); JRN 270(3).
  2. ENG 351(3), 390(3), 491(3); ENG 338(3) or 536(3).
  3. One course from: ENG 340(3), 341(3), 360(3), 361(3), 362(3), 512(3).
  4. One course from: ENG 205(3), 350(3), 517(3), for a total of not fewer than 27 hours.

Restriction on use of English courses for majors and minors in the Department of English

  1. English courses counted toward the major cannot be counted toward the minor.
  2. English courses counted toward the major or minor cannot be counted toward the BA Fine Arts requirement.
  3. With the exception of ENG 310 and ENG 321, English courses counted toward the major or minor cannot be counted toward the General Education requirements.