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BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ENGLISH

120 hours required for graduation (123 before Spring 2013)

GENERAL EDUCATION—50 TO 52 HOURS

MATH REQUIREMENT
Must take MATH 111 or higher.

MAJOR—42 HOURS

Option A: Literature—42 hours
Core Courses: ENGL 230, 250, 303, 315, 334, 401, 477
Select one from ENGL 320, 321, 350, or 351 (for students starting Fall 2006)
Select one from ENGL 316, 317, 408
Select one from ENGL 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343
Select five (5) additional Literature courses from 300/400 level.
Select four (4) additional Literature courses from 300/400 level (for students starting Fall 2006)
 
Option B: Professional Writing—45 hours
Core Courses: ENGL 112, 204, 225, 228, 250, 303, 304, 315, 334, 477
Select one from ENGL 230, 255, 306, 401
Select one from ENGL 316, 317, 408
Select one from ENGL 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343
Select one from ENGL 227, 430, 431, 432
Select one from ENGL 310, 326, 429
 
Option C: Technical Writing—42 hours
Core Courses: ENGL 112, 160, 204, 228, 310, 311, 410, 412, 477; COMM 285
Select one from ENGL 250, 315, 402, 403, 405, 406, 407, 409
Select one from ENGL 316, 317, 408
Select one from ENGL 337, 338, 339, 340, 342, 343
Select one from ENGL 320, 321, 350, 351, 413, 414, 415

COGNATES—9 HOURS (OPTION A), 21 HOURS (OPTION B), OR 18 HOURS (OPTION C)

Option A: Literature
Six hours in the same foreign language at the 200-level or above, excluding courses on foreign cultures taught in English. Three hours from among British, American, or World History (can be cross-listed with General Education Core).
 
Option B: Professional Writing
Six hours in the same foreign language at the 200-level or above, excluding courses on foreign culture taught in English. Nine-hour area study in a single discipline or a set of related disciplines, to be designed with and approved by the student's advisor (twelve-hour area study for those who entered before Fall 2003).
 
Option C: Technical Writing
Six hours in the same foreign language at the 200-level or above, excluding courses on foreign culture taught in English. Twelve-hour area study in a single discipline or a set of related disciplines, to be designed with and approved by the student's advisor.

ELECTIVES

To bring total hours to 120 from Spring 2013 (123 before Spring 2013)

MINOR IN LITERATURE—15 HOURS

ENGL 250 and 334; three courses in literature from the 300/400 level.
 

MINOR IN TECHNICAL WRITING—15 HOURS

ENGL 112, 160, 310, 311, and 202 or 204. (Designed for students in technical or business fields).
 

MINOR IN WRITING—15 HOURS

ENGL 303; one course from ENGL 230, 255, 401; three courses from ENGL 225, 227, 304, 310, 326, 429, 430, 431.

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