Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    Apr 22, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Hegis Code 1501

The English major seeks to enhance understanding of language and literature. It is designed to prepare students for graduate study and for careers in professional fields, including adolescence and childhood education.

Students majoring in English read extensively and critically analyze selected works of literature. They are expected to achieve proficiency in oral and written expression as well as in critical thinking.

Prerequisite to this major is successful completion of ENG 1010  and ENG 1020  or their equivalents. Students then pursue a minimum of 39 credits (maximum of 40) in courses numbered 2000 and above, with at least 12 credits in 3000 and 4000 level courses, in accordance with the requirements listed below and in consultation with their advisers.

English majors who also pursue Adolescence Certification (grades 7-12) with Teaching Students with Disabilities  or Adolescence Certification (grades 7-12) with Middle School Extension (grades 5-6)  are reminded that 90 liberal arts credits are required for the Bachelor of Arts in English.

Program Requirements for English Major

Total Credit Requirements for Graduation

  • General Education/Liberal Arts (39)
  • English Major (39)
  • Liberal Arts Electives (42)

Total: (120)

General Education/Liberal Arts Requirements

  • Arts and Letters (12)
  • Natural Science/Mathematics (9)
  • Philosophy/Religious Studies (9)
  • Social Sciences (9)

Total: (39)

English Major Requirements

  • Required English Courses (24)
  • Elective English Courses (15) (3 of the elective credits must be in a 3000 or 4000 level course)

Total: (39)

Required English Courses

Required English Courses for Adolescence Education Certification

Required English Courses for Adolescence Education Certification