Degree Requirements and Projects

B.A. Degree Requirements

ENG 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 (Literary Tradition I-IV)
ENG 3323 (Medieval Literature)
ENG 3324 (Literary Study I: Lyric)
ENG 3326 (Early Modern Literature)
ENG 3327 (Romantic and Victorian Literature)
ENG 4360 (American Literature)
ENG 4362 (Twentieth-Century Literature)
ENG 4363 (Literary Study II: Prose Fiction)
and one upper-level English elective.

Students who must perform student teaching fall of senior year may substitute for ENG 4362 some other course in twentieth-century literature, provided it covers a range of major writers in the first half of the twentieth-century and that it covers both poetry and fiction.  Students must obtain permission of the Chair for this substitution.

Suggested Courses

Year 1

Term Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Total Hours
Semester 1 English 1301: 3 History 1311: 3 Art, Drama, Music, or Math: 3 Language 1301 (or 2311): 3 Philosophy 1301: 3 15
Semester 2 English 1302: 3 History 1312: 3 Art, Drama, Music, or Math: 3 Language 1302 (or 2312): 3 Theology 1310: 3  

Year 2

Term Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course:Hours Total Hrs.
Semester 1 & 2 English 2311-2312: 6 History 2301-2302: 6 Philosophy 2323: 3 Theology 2311: 3 Economics 1311: 3 Language (or Science): 6 Politics 1311: 3 30

Year 3

Term Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Total Hours
Semester 1 English 3323: 3 English 3324: 3 Arts or Math: 3 Science or Elective: 3 Elective: 3 15
Semester 2 English 3326: 3 English 3327: 3 Philosophy 3311: 3 Science or Elective: 3 Elective: 3 15

 

Year 4

Term Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Course: Hours Total Hours
Semester 1 English 4360: 3 English 4362: 3 Philosophy Elective: 3 Electives: 6 15
Semester 2 English 4363: 3 Required English Elective: 3 Electives: 9   15

Suggested Electives

  • Language: Greek, Latin, French, or German
  • Philosophy: Epistemology, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language, Ethics
  • History: History of England I and II
  • Politics: Politics 3311, 3312, and other appropriate electives.
  • Art: Art History I, II, and other appropriate electives.
  • Psychology: Foundations of Psychology as a Human Science

 

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