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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 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2331, 2341

3

English 2329

3
English 3330, 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334, 4309 18

English (advanced)

12
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 11-14

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

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
Courses Hours
English 2329, 2341 6
English 3330, 3331, 3332, 3333, 3334 15
English 3355 and 4376, or 3356 and 4377 6
English 4309 3

English (advanced)

6

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
Courses Hours
English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2331, 2341 3
English 3330, 3351, 3352, 3353, 3354 15
English 4360, 4365, 4373 9

English (advanced)

9
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