Nov 28, 2021  
School of Undergraduate Studies 2021-2022 
    
School of Undergraduate Studies 2021-2022

English Language and Literature (B.A.)


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Requirements


Students with a major or minor in English must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework in the major or minor.

Historical Courses


8 credits required.  Either ENG214 or ENG215 can count toward the Historical Courses requirement, but not both.

Literary Studies Courses


4 credits are required from each of the following categories.

American Literature after 1800


ENG 347 may count towards American Literature after 1800 or Representational Ethics, but not both.

Representational Ethics


ENG 347 may count towards American Literature after 1800 or Representational Ethics, but not both.

Writing and Rhetoric Courses


8 credits required.
  Only one of  COM 217 or  COM 317 can count toward the Writing and Rhetoric requirements and/or the Creative Writing Concentration.
  ENG 419 can count towards Writing and Rhetoric or the Senior Capstone, but not both.

Vocation/Internship Courses


2 credits required. Double majors with early childhood and elementary education may apply their practicum experience to the requirement.

Senior Capstone Courses


4 credits required. ENG 419 can count towards Writing and Rhetoric or the Senior Capstone, but not both.

Creative Writing Concentration


20 credits required.  Up to 12 credit hours of the Creative Writing concentration may also be applied to requirements in the English major. Only one of COM 217 or COM 317 can count toward the Writing and Rhetoric requirements and/or the Creative Writing Concentration.

Education Licensure - English


Students interested in teaching English should consult the program chairs of English and education for specific course requirements. 

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