Bachelor of Arts in English: Major Requirements

Program requirements may vary depending on when you declared your major.

Bachelor of Arts in English (Eight Semester Completion Program)

 

For majors declared beginning Fall of 2008 or later

____ ENGL 2316 English Literature I 3 hours
____ ENGL 2317 English Literature II 3 hours
____ ENGL 2318 English Literature III 3 hours
____ ENGL 2312 American Literature I 3 hours
____ ENGL 2313 American Literature II 3 hours
____ ENGL 3105 Research Methods Workshop 1 hour
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Period Course 3 hours
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Author Course 3 hours
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Genre Course 3 hours
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Language Course 3 hours
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Elective 3 hours
____ ENGL ____ Upper Division Elective 3 hours
____ ENGL 4335 Senior Seminar* 3 hours

Total

37 hours

With the approval of their advisor and the department chair, candidates may present one of the following as an upper-division elective:

WRTG 3320

Forms of Scriptwriting

WRTG 3325

Forms of Poetry

WRTG 3330

Forms of Creative Nonfiction

WRTG 3335

Forms of Fiction

 *With the approval of the advisor and the department chair, Senior Seminar may be used to satisfy genre requirement. If this occurs, the student must take one more upper division elective.

Additional Degree and Program Requirements

1) BA Foreign Language Requirement: English Education majors must complete three hours of a 2000-level required third semester class in a foreign language (FREN, SPAN, GERM, CHIN, or JAPN or equivalent).

1Courses Fulfilling the Period Requirement

____ ENGL 4301 The Renaissance
____ ENGL 4305 Medieval English Literature
____ ENGL 4311 The Neo-Classical Period
____ ENGL 4312 American Provincial Literature
____ ENGL 4313 American Romanticism & Realism
____ ENGL 4320 The Romantic Period
____ ENGL 4321 The Victorian Period
____ ENGL 4342 The Seventeenth Century
____ ENGL 4354 Modernism
____ ENGL 4355 Postmodernism

2Courses Fulfilling the Author Requirement

____ ENGL 4330 Shakespeare I
____ ENGL 4331 Shakespeare II
____ ENGL 4340 Chaucer
____ ENGL 4341 Milton

3Courses Fulfilling the Genre Requirement

____ ENGL 4314 American Fiction since 1900
____ ENGL 4315 Twentieth-Century American Poetry
____ ENGL 4335 Senior Seminar (depending on topic)
____ ENGL 4343 Tudor-Stuart Drama
____ ENGL 4345 Twentieth-Century English Drama
____ ENGL 4346 Twentieth-Century American Drama
____ ENGL 4347 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama
____ ENGL 4371 American Novel to 1900
____ ENGL 4372 English Novel: Eighteenth Century
____ ENGL 4373 English Novel: Nineteenth Century
____ ENGL 4374 English Novel: Twentieth Century
____ ENGL 4375 English Poetry: Twentieth Century

3Courses Fulfilling the Language Requirement

____ ENGL 3312 Modern Grammars
____ ENGL 3335 Language and Grammar Studies: Applies only to students seeking teaching licensure
____ ENGL 4360 History and Structure of the English Language