2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, BA (1501)

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College Core 46 Credits
Major Requirements 30 Credits
Liberal Arts Electives 3 Credits
Open Electives 41 Credits
TOTAL 120 Credits

Major Requirements

Students who major in English must complete the following:

Literature prior to 1660*

Select at least two courses from the following:


Select any three 300 - 400 level ENG courses.

Total credits required for this major: 30

*At least one period or elective course must focus primarily on gender, ethnicity, race and/or post-colonialism.

Other Options

Teacher Certification - Grades 7-12

Students wishing to concentrate in English and receive teacher certification for grades 7-12 must complete all the requirements of the English major including specific areas of study required for adolescent education, as well as the 33 credits in Education as outlined in this catalog. NCATE requirements for students who began the teacher certification program (7-12) after September 2003 are available from the English Department.


Students in their senior year may complement their major course of study with an internship course, ENG 480 (3 credits). Approval of the Instructor and the Department Chair are required, and an internship can be taken only once for a major elective credit. Appropriate internships are arranged with a select group of corporations, publishers and governmental organizations.

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