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Bachelor of Arts

(English major — 120 semester hours)

The English major requires a total of 36 semester hours, of which 30-33 must be advanced. 

Academic Major*
  Hours

English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328

3

English 2329

3

English 3330, 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334, 4309

18

English (advanced)

12
Other Requirements
  Hours
Communication 2301 3

Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1302, 1324, 1332, 1333, 1351

3

Creative Arts:
Art 1301, 1302, 2301, 2302, Honors 2302, Music 1341, 1342, 1351, 1376, Theatre 1311

3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1

History 1301, 1302

6

Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1410, 1411, 1481, 1482, 2423, 2424, Chemistry 1401, 1411, Geography 2301/2101, Geology 1401, 1402, Physical Science 1301/1101, 1302/1102, Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102

8

Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 in a single modern language

12

Political Science 2301, 2302

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics 1300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2305, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301

3

Minor

18

Electives** (3-6 advanced hours are required to meet the 42 advanced hour requirement)

15

* Students may choose a specialization area in Creative Writing, English Language Learning and Linguistics, or Technical and Business Writing. 

**The number of advanced hours in electives is determined by the specialization area chosen.

Specialization Areas

Creative Writing

A major in English with a specialization in creative writing requires 36 hours of which 30 must be advanced according to the list below. Students who select English 3355, “Fiction and Fiction Writing,” must select English 4376, “Fiction Writing Workshop,” and students who select English 3356, “Poetry and Poetry Writing,” must then select English 4377, “Poetry Writing Workshop.”

Creative Writing
  Hours

English 2328, 2329

6

English 3330, 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334

15

English 3355, 3356

3

English 4309

3

English 4376, 4377

3

English (advanced)

6

English Language Learning and Linguistics***

A major in English with a specialization in English Language Learning and Linguistics designed for students interested in teaching English as a second language abroad or in TESOL English language training in the United States. The concentration does not lead to ESL Certification K-12. This program requires 36 hours of which 30 must be advanced according to the list below. Courses in the concentration are cross-listed in the disciplines of English and Linguistics. Students that major in English with a specialization area of English Language Learning and Linguistics may not choose a minor in English Language Learning and Linguistics or a minor in Linguistics.

English Language Learning and Linguistics
  Hours

English 2325, 2340

6

English 3320, 3323, 3326, 3328, 4323

15

English (advanced)

15

Technical and Business Writing***

A major in English with a specialization in technical and business writing requires 36 hours of which 33 must be advanced according to the list below.

Technical and Business Writing
  Hours

English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328

3

English 3330, 3351, 3352, 3353, 3354

15

English 4360, 4365, 4373

9

English (advanced)

9

***Students must use 3 hours of electives to satisfy the Humanities requirement.