Bachelor's Degree in English

Minimum Requirements for Degree : 120 Credits

A grade of 'C' or higher must be earned for courses to fulfill degree requirements.

Specific Degree Requirements:

  • Complete the general university requirements and B.A. degree requirements
  • Complete the following program (major) requirements: 36 credits in English besides English 111X and English 211X or 213X, including: 

ENGL 310: Literary Criticism (3 Credits)

Select 1 course from the following (3 credits):

ENGL 301: Continental Literature in Translation: The Ancient World 
ENGL 302 : Continental Literature in Translation: Medieval and Renaissance 

Complete three courses from the following (9 Credits): 

ENGL 306 : Survey of American Literature: Beginnings to the Civil War 
ENGL 307 : Survey of American Literature: Civil War to the Present 
ENGL 308 : Survey of British Literature: Beowulf to the Romantic Period 
ENGL 309 : Survey of British Literature: Romantic Period to the Present 

Select one course from the following (3 credits):

ENGL 422: Shakespeare (History Plays and Tragedies)
ENGL 425 : Shakespeare (Comedies and Non-Dramatic Poetry)

One course from the following (3 Credits): 

ENGL 317 : Traditional English Grammar 
ENGL 318 : Modern English Grammar 
ENGL 462 : Applied English Linguistics 
ENGL 472 : History of the English Language 

One course from the following (3 credits):

ENGL 410: Studies in American Literature up to 1900
ENGL 415: Studies in 17th and 18th Century British Literature
ENGL 420: Studies in Medieval and 16th Century British Literature
ENGL 440: Studies in 20th and 21st Century British Literaure
ENGL 450: Studies in 19th Century British Literature
ENGL 455: Studies in 20th and 21st Century American Literature
ENGL 460: Studies in Comparative / World Literature

One course from the following (3 credits):

ENGL 435: Authors
ENGL 465: Genre

Three ENGL 300 and ENGL 400 level courses, at least one at 400 level. (9 credits)

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