Requirements

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 student teach during fall of their senior year may substitute, with the Chair's permission, 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 covers both poetry and fiction.

Year 1

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

 

Year 2

  • 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
    Total hours: 30

 

Year 3

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

 

Year 4

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