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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) English

(120 semester hours)

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

Academic Major*
Courses Hours

English 1301, 1302 or 2311

6

English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341

3
English 3317, 3318, 3319 3
English 3301, 3309, 3311, 3312, 3313, 3315 6
English 3330 3
English 3351, 3353, 3355, 3356 3
English 4385 3

English elective (12 hours must be advanced)

15
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours

General Studies 1181

1

Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341, History 2311, 2312, 2322,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306

3

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

12
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Minor
Courses Hours

Minor (6 hours must be advanced)

18
Electives
Courses Hours
Electives 8-14

*Students may choose a specialization area in Creative Writing or Technical and Business Writing.

Specialization Areas

Creative Writing

Students majoring in English with a specialization in creative writing must complete all the requirements of the English B.A. (including advanced hour requirements) plus the requirements below:

Creative Writing
Courses Hours
English 3355, 3356 6
English 4376, 4377 3

Technical and Business Writing

Students majoring in English with a specialization in technical and business writing must complete all the requirements of the English B.A. (including advanced hour requirements) plus the requirements below:

Technical and Business Writing
Courses Hours
English 3351 3
English 3352, 3353, 3354, 4360, 4365, 4367, 4373 9

Course Descriptions

Check out the English courses available in our program.