English Program

Bachelor of Arts Degree in English

  • Creative Writing Concentration (ENCW)
  • Film Studies Concentration (ENFS)
  • Literary Studies Concentration (ENLS)
  • Writing and Rhetoric Concentration (ENWR)

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  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Foreign Language Elective 3
1 Foreign Language Elective 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course UR 1
1 HIST 101, 105, or 150 GER 3
1 HIST 102, 106, or 151 GER 3
1 MATH 101 or 117 GER 3
1 MATH Elective GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 Social Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Fine Arts Elective GER 3
2 ENGL 220 3
2 ENGL 266 3
2 Concentration Course See below 3
2 Concentration Course See below 3
2 Computer Literacy Elective(s) CLR 2
2 HIST 255 or 256 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Social Sciences Elective GER 3
3 ENGL 315 GER 3
3 ENGL 316 3
3 ENGL 313 or 314 3
3 ENGL 321 3
3 ENGL 322 3
3 ENGL 366 or 368 GER 3
3 Concentration Course See Below 3
3 Concentration Course See Below 3
3 HIST Elective 300-level or above 3
3 PHIL or
HUMA
203
350, 351, 405, 450, or 451
3
3 SPCH 101 or 363 OCR 3
4 Elective ** 3
4 Elective ** 3
4 Elective ** 3
4 Concentration Course See below 3
4 ENGL 405 3
4 Concentration Course See below 3
4 ENGL Elective 300-level or above 3
4 ENGL Elective 400-level or above 3
4 ENGL Elective 400-level or above 3
TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

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

Creative Writing Concentration (ENCW) – 18 hours required

ENGL 265 (3), ENGL 309 (3), ENGL 311 (3) ENGL 312 (3), ENGL 430 (3), and 3 hours selected from: ENGL 330, 331, 332, 333, 358, 432, or an additional 3 hours of ENGL 430 if content differs (3).

Film Studies Concentration (ENFS) – 18 hours required

ENGL 240, 340*,  341*, 440*, 441*. *These courses may be repeated for up to six credit hours when content differs.

Literary Studies Concentration (ENLS) – 18 hours required.

English 313 or 314; 315 and 316; 321 and 322 are required courses for all English majors and do not count toward the Literary Studies Concentration. Students must take 15 hours of literature electives and 3 hours covering pre-19th century (see below). At least 12 hours must be 300-400 level courses.

Choose 3 hours from: 307, 451, 482, or 471.

Writing and Rhetoric  Concentration (ENWR) – 18 hours required

3 hours required from any one of the following courses: 264, 310, 468, or 493.
15 hours required from any of the following courses: 365, 432, 465, 467, 469, 491, 496, 497, or 498.

 

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