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English Program

Bachelor of Arts Degree in English

  • Creative Writing Concentration (ENCW)
  • Literary Studies Concentration (ENLS)
  • Writing and Rhetoric Concentration (ENWR)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement
FRESHMAN YEAR Sem.Hrs. SOPHOMORE YEAR Sem. Hrs.
ENGL 101, 102 (GER) 6 Arts Elective* (GER) 3
Foreign Language Electives 6 Arts Elective 3
Freshman Seminar Course (UR) 1 ENGL 220 (GER) 3
HIST 101 and 102 or 105 and 106 or 150 and 151(GER) 6 ENGL Electives (see concentrations below) 9
MATH 101 or 117 and any approved MATH elective (GER) 6 Computer Literacy Elective (CLR) 2
Natural Science Electives* (GER) 6 HIST 255 or 256 3
Social Science Elective* (GER) 3 Natural Sciences Elective* (GER) 3
  34 Social Sciences Elective* (GER) 3
       29
JUNIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs. SENIOR YEAR Sem.Hrs.
ENGL 315, 316, 321, 322, 366 or 368 15 Electives** 12
ENGL Electives** (see concentrations below) 6 ENGL 405 3
HIST Elective (300-level or above) 3 ENGL Electives (300-level or above) (see concentrations below) 12
PHIL 203 or HUMA 350,  351,  405,  or  451 3 (See footnotes 1 or 2 below) 27
SPCH 101 or SPCH 363 (OCR) 3    
(See footnotes 1 or 2 below) 30    

Total Hours Required for Degree (all concentrations): 120

* See General Education Requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree.
** Free electives provided the requirement of 45 semester hours numbered 300 or above is met.

NOTES: Students completing a B.A. in English may select a total of 24 hours of English electives.

Creative Writing Concentration (ENCW) – 18 hours required

ENGL 266 (3) ENGL 311 (3) ENGL 430 (The Writer’s Workshop (3)
ENGL 265 (3) (Introduction to Creative Writing) ENGL 312 (3) ENGL 361, 463, or an additional 3 hrs. of ENGL 430 (The Writer’s Workshop) (3)

Literary Studies Concentration (ENLS) – 18 hours required. Students must take at least one course from each of the following four columns. At least 12 of the 18 hours must be at the 300-level or above. ENGL 315, 316, 321, and 322 are required courses for all English majors and do not count toward the Literary Studies Concentration.

ENGL 305 (3) ENGL 455 (3) ENGL 361 (3) ENGL 255 (3)
ENGL  306 (3) ENGL  460 (3) ENGL 363 (3) ENGL 256 (3)
ENGL451 (3) ENGL  471 (3)   ENGL 332 (3)
ENGL 482 (3)     ENGL 361 (3)
ENGL 483 (3)     ENGL 463 (3)

Writing and Rhetoric  Concentration (ENWR) – 18 hours required

  ANY TWO OF THE FOLLOWING:
ENGL 365 (3) ENGL  266 (3)
ENGL 497 (3)   ENGL  467 (3)
ENGL 465 (3) ENGL 496 (3)
ENGL 467 (3)  

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