Feb 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Literature Concentration, B.A.

A Bachelor of Arts Degree in English answers to contemporary demands for flexible reading, writing, and analytical skills in private, social, and public realms, including career opportunities and graduate and professional studies. The B.A in English with a Literature Concentration has been recommended for students considering pursuit of a law degree, and as a necessary prerequisite for graduate study in English at the master ‘s level. Literary study, critical writing, and creative writing develop deep cultural and historical knowledge necessary to complex thinking and lucid communication, as well as versatile interpretive skills essential to navigating the multimodal and intercultural communications of today’s world.

The sophisticated literacy required for living and working successfully in an information-saturated world develops throughout the levels of the English Program in our composition, literature, and specialized writing courses. As part of the University’s General Studies requirements, the English Program provides instruction in English language and literature. Advanced standing may be available for ENGL 1101   and for world language (Spanish or French). Students in any major may select from a variety of courses to enhance their writing skills and knowledge of English.

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum (30-33 Credit Hours)

For details on the required courses, refer to the Core Curriculum   program. 

Foundation Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Literature Concentration (15 Credit Hours)

Concentration Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Select one course from each of the following categories for a total of 12 hours.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours