The mission of the English program is to graduate students who have mastered the principles of writing and textual interpretation, who have a sound knowledge of the development of human intellectual culture through literature, and who have developed the ability to create and analyze literary works intelligently
- B.A. in English: six hours of English Composition from the University Core Curriculum requirements, six hours of lower-division literature survey courses, 30 hours as specified, 18 hours in a minor, and 12 credit hours or four semesters of a foreign language
- Minors in English, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Asian Studies, Spanish, and Theatre Studies: 18 hours for each program
- Teacher Certification
Total Semester Credit Hours=120
University Core Curriculum
University Core Curriculum (42 hours) including 6 hours of literature survey.
A minimum grade of C in English courses.
Required Courses (30 hours)
Thirty semester credit hours as specified below including at least 12 hours at this university:
Writing, language study, or rhetoric (6 hrs.):
British, World, or American Literature from the early or early modern periods (6 hrs.):
British or American Literature from the modern periods (6 hrs.):
Electives (9 hrs.):
12 credit hours of a single approved foreign language or the demonstration of equivalent competency. The student may also complete this requirement by passing a written examination approved by the foreign language faculty.
A minor of at least 18 hours in a related discipline chosen in consultation with the student’s advisor.