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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