2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog

English major leading to BA degree


A major in English leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires 11 three or four credit courses. The credits must include the following. Students who complete categories 1 and 2 have completed the prerequisites for 300-level English courses.

  1. One English course numbered between 201 and 295
  2. A second English course numbered between 222 and 299
  3. Literatures before 1700: at least two courses chosen from ENGL 311, 312, 313, 316, 319, 320, 326, 330, 386, 392, and when the topic is appropriate 403
  4. Literatures from 1700-1900: at least one course chosen from ENGL 334, 335, 336, 341, 345, 348, 349, 358, 362, 367, 393, and when the topic is appropriate 403
  5. Literatures after 1900: at least one course chosen from ENGL 350, 351, 352, 353, 354, 355, 359, 360, 361, 363, 364, 365, 366, 368, 369, 370, 373, 375, 382, 384, 388, 394, and when the topic is appropriate 403
  6. "Counter traditions": at least one course chosen from ENGL 350, 351, 359, 361, 366, 382, 395, and when the topic is appropriate 403
  7. One additional course at the 200 or 300 level
  8. Three additional courses at the 300-level or above. One of these courses (from #7 or #8) can, with English department approval in advance, come from departments and programs other than English, but only one term of ENGL 493 may count toward this requirement, as one of the 11 courses required for the major.
  9. Completion of the capstone writing requirement with either ENGL 413 (3) or 493 (3-3)

The English faculty urges majors to craft their courses of study to include lyric poetry, narrative, nonfiction prose, and drama.

1. One English course numbered between 201 and 295


2. A second English course numbered between 222 and 299


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7. One additional courses numbered at the 200 or 300 level


8. Three additional courses at the 300-level or above.


One of these four courses can, with English department approval in advance, come from departments and programs other than English, but only one term of ENGL 493 may count toward this requirement, as one of the 11 courses required for the major.

9. Completion of the capstone writing requirement with either