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B.A. in English

The English curriculum includes a study of literature, writing, and the English language. Students have many electives which may be used to strengthen the major, add a double major, or develop fields of specialization. The curriculum provides a general background for careers in various fields such a law, sales, personnel work, editing, library science, journalism, teaching, and other professions in which the use of language is important.

General Education 61 s.h.
A. Communications 9 s.h.
B. Science and Mathematics 7 s.h.
C. Social & Behavioral Sciences 12 s.h.

D. History/Humanities/Language
HIST05.100 Western Civilization to 1660
HIST05.101 Western Civilization since 1660

12 s.h.
E. Artistic and Creative Experience 3 s.h.
F. Non-Program Electives 18 s.h.
Major Requirements 36 s.h.

A. Required:
ENGL02.101 Literary Studies
ENGL02.210 British Literature to Romanticism
ENGL02.211 British Literature Since Romanticism
ENGL02.213 US Literature to Realism
ENGL02.214 US Literature Since Realism
ENGL02.250 Shakespeare I
ENGL02.393 English Seminar I - WI
ENGL02.394 English Seminar II - WI

B. At least two must be at the 300 or 400 level  
Free Electives 24 s.h.
Total Credits in Program 121 s.h.