BA in English

A major consists of 33 credit hours, only 3 credits of which may be at the 200 level. The coursework is distributed as follows:

Basic Requirements (6 credit hours)
Select one of the following courses for 3 credit hours:3
Nature of Poetry
The Nature of Drama
The Nature of Fiction
Select one of the following for 3 credit hours:3
World Literature
American Multicultural Literature
African-American Literature
Period Requirements (12 credit hours)
Select one of the following for 3 credit hours:3
Major British Writers I
Medieval Literature
Renaissance Literature
Restoration and 18th Century Literature
Select one of the following for 3 credit hours:3
Major British Writers II
Romantic Literature
Victorian Literature
Modern British Literature
Select one of the following for 3 credit hours:3
Major American Writers I
American Literature I
Select one of the following for 3 credit hours:3
Major American Writers II
American Literature II
Capstone (3 credit hours)3
Senior Seminar
Electives (12 credit hours)
Select 12 credit hours of work in other English courses, at least 6 of which must be taken at the 500–600 level, with no more than one course at the 200 level. Students may take the opportunity to focus their elective courses on a particular track for example: Professional Writing (e.g. ENGL 680, 681 686, etc); Linguistics/Language ( ENGL 315, 316, 317, 318, 667, 672, etc.); Visual Texts (ENGL 307, 377, 508, 576)12
Total Credit Hours33