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B.A. Degree in English {20-21}

B.A. Degree in English

Description
To receive the B.A. Degree in English, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Perform written critical analysis and/or creative achievement within the context of literary tradition.
  • Develop a knowledge of major authors, works, and traditions of literature.
  • Develop reading and writing skills that find, draw upon, and engage with authoritative scholarship within the discipline.
  • Use standard documentation procedures in projects involving research and writing.
  • Discuss literary and historical issues with peers from a variety of critical or creative perspectives.

Core Requirements ( 15 credits )

English 300 is a prerequisite for all Core courses.

ENGL 300 Introduction to Literary Studies (3)
ENGL 311 Major British Writers I (3)
ENGL 314 Topics in Shakespeare (3)
ENGL 371 Survey of American Literature I (3)
ENGL 380 World Literature (3)

Emphasis in Literature

Program Requirements ( 3 credits )

ENGL 330 Individual Authors (3)

Related Requirements ( 21 credits )

II. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 312 Major British Writers II (3)
ENGL 330 Individual Authors (3)
ENGL 340 Genre Studies (3)
ENGL 372 Survey of American Literature II (3)

III. Select 6 credits from this category:

ENGL 301 Medieval British Literature (3)
ENGL 320 Romantic & Victorian Literature (3)
ENGL 321 Early American Literature (3)
ENGL 322 19th Century American Literature (3)
ENGL 323 20th-21st Century American Literature (3)

IV. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 246 Women in Literature (3)
ENGL 352 Native American Literature (3)
ENGL 356 African American Literature (3)

V. Select 9 credits from this category: (Students may instead use 3 credits -- 1 course -- from Sections II, III, or IV. In that case, only 6 credits will be required from Section V.)

ENGL 317 Personal Lives, National Affairs (3)
ENGL 325 Literature for Young Readers (3)
ENGL 332 Film and the Novel (3)
ENGL 234 Mythology (3)
ENGL 335 World Mythology (3)
ENGL 343 Drama II (3)
ENGL 346 Virtue and Vice in Gothic Storytelling (3)
ENGL 390 Special Topics (1-4)
ENGL 407 Big City, Big Impact (3)
ENGL 410 Studies in British Literature (3)
ENGL 417 Issues of Death & Grief: Creative Non-Fiction of Life & Loss (3)
ENGL 435 Nature Writing/Ecocriticism (3)
ENGL 445 Holocaust Literature (3)
ENGL 463 History of the English Language (3)
ENGL 469 Internship (1-12)


Emphasis in Writing

Program Requirements ( 3 credits )

Select one of these 3 credit Capstone courses:

ENGL 487 Advanced Technical Report Writing (3)
ENGL 488 Advanced Creative Writing (3)

Related Requirements ( 21 credits )

II. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 312 Major British Writers II (3)
ENGL 330 Individual Authors (3)
ENGL 340 Genre Studies (3)
ENGL 372 Survey of American Literature II (3)

III. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (3)
ENGL 288 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)

IV. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
ENGL 388 Creative Writing (3)

V. Select 9 credits from this category:

ENGL 285 Scriptwriting (3)
ENGL 413 Writing About Art (3)
ENGL 423 Writing for Children (3)
ENGL 425 Grant Proposal Writing (3)
ENGL 490 Special Topics (1-4)

VI. Select 3 credits from this category: (Students may instead use 3 credits -- 1 course -- from Section II. In that case, no credits will be required from Section VI.)

ENGL 301 Medieval British Literature (3)
ENGL 302 English Renaissance Literature (3)
ENGL 317 Personal Lives, National Affairs (3)
ENGL 320 Romantic & Victorian Literature (3)
ENGL 321 Early American Literature (3)
ENGL 322 19th Century American Literature (3)
ENGL 323 20th-21st Century American Literature (3)
ENGL 325 Literature for Young Readers (3)
ENGL 332 Film and the Novel (3)
ENGL 234 Mythology (3)
ENGL 335 World Mythology (3)
ENGL 346 Virtue & Vice in Gothic Storytelling (3)
ENGL 343 Drama II (3)
ENGL 246 Women in Literature (3)
ENGL 352 Native American Literature (3)
ENGL 356 African American Literature (3)
ENGL 390 Special Topics (1-4)
ENGL 407 Big City, Big Impact (3)
ENGL 410 Studies in British Literature (3)
ENGL 417 Issue of Death & Grief: Creative Non-Fiction of Life & Loss (3)
ENGL 435 Nature Writing/Ecocriticism (3)
ENGL 445 Holocaust Literature (3)
ENGL 463 History of the English Language (3)
ENGL 469 Internship (1-12)


Emphasis in Integrated English and Publishing

Program Requirements ( 3 credits )

Select one of these 3 credit Capstone courses:

ENGL 487 Advanced Technical Report Writing (3)
ENGL 488 Advanced Creative Writing (3)

Related Requirements ( 21 credits )

II. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 312 Major British Writers II (3)
ENGL 330 Individual Authors (3)
ENGL 340 Genre Studies (3)
ENGL 372 Survey of American Literature II (3)

III. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 286 Writing for the Workplace (3)
ENGL 288 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
ENGL 388 Creative Writing (3)

IV. Select 3 credits from this category:

ENGL 285 Scriptwriting (3)
ENGL 413 Writing About Art (3)
ENGL 423 Writing for Children (3)
ENGL 425 Grant Proposal Writing (3)
ENGL 457 Literary Editing (3)
ENGL 490 Special Topics (1-4)

V. Select 6 credits from this category: (Students may instead use 3 credits -- 1 course -- from Section II. In that case, only 3 credits will be required from Section V.)

ENGL 301 Medieval British Literature (3)
ENGL 302 English Renaissance Literature (3)
ENGL 317 Personal Lives, National Affairs (3)
ENGL 321 Early American Literature (3)
ENGL 320 Romantic & Victorian Literature (3)
ENGL 322 19th Century American Literature (3)
ENGL 323 20th-21st Century American Literature (3)
ENGL 325 Literature for Young Readers (3)
ENGL 332 Film and the Novel (3)
ENGL 234 Mythology (3)
ENGL 335 World Mythology (3)
ENGL 343 Drama II
ENGL 346 Virtue & Vice in Gothic Storytelling (3)
ENGL 246 Women in Literature (3)
ENGL 352 Native American Literature (3)
ENGL 356 African American Literature (3)
ENGL 390 Special Topics (1-4)
ENGL 407 Big City, Big Impact (3)
ENGL 410 Studies in British Literature (3)
ENGL 417 Issue of Death & Grief: Creative Non-Fiction of Life & Loss (3)
ENGL 435 Nature Writing/Ecocriticism (3)
ENGL 445 Holocaust Literature (3)
ENGL 463 History of the English Language (3)
ENGL 469 Internship (1-12)

VI. Select 6 credits from this category:

ENGL 402 Introduction to Publishing (3)
ENGL 462 Practicum in Publishing (3)