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Degree Requirements

ENG 210, offered in the spring semester, replaces ENG 150 for English majors as a core curriculum requirement.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BACCALAUREATE MAJOR IN ENGLISH
Literary Studies Concentration

  • Department core requirements (6 hours): ENG 210, 405
  • American Literature (9 hours): from among ENG 343, 344, 345, 346
  • English Literature (12 hours): from among ENG 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386
  • Shakespeare (3 hours): from among ENG 331, 475, 255/355/455 Special Topics with Shakespeare focus
  • Electives (12 hours): English electives at the 200 level or above
  • English majors fulfill the core requirement in computer literacy by demonstrating proficiency in the use of a standard word processor, presentation software, and online scholarly research tools for presentations in ENG 210, 405, and other 300 and 400 level English courses.

REQUIREMENTS FOR BACCALAUREATE MAJOR IN ENGLISH
Creative Writing Concentration

  • Department Core Courses (6 hours): ENG 210, 405
  • Literature Surveys (12 hours): Choose four courses from ENG 331, 343, 344, 345, 346, 347, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386
  • Creative Writing Workshops (9 hours): ENG 322CW, 323CW, 424CW
  • Creative Writing Electives (6 hours): choose two from ENG 255CW, 355CW, 455CW, 270CW, 298, 321, 362CW, THR 305, 306, COM 301, 310, CED 308
  • Electives (9 hours): English electives the 200 level or above
  • English majors fulfill the core requirement in computer literacy by demonstrating proficiency in the use of a standard word processor, presentation software, and online scholarly research tools for presentations in ENG 210, 405, and other 300 and 400 level English courses.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE MAJOR IN ENGLISH
Literary Studies Concentration

  • English (24 hours): ENG 210; 6 hours of American Literature from ENG 343, 344, 345, 345; 6 hours of English Literature from ENG 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386; Nine (9) hours of English electives at 200 level or above

REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE MAJOR IN ENGLISH
Creative Writing Concentration

  • English (24 hours): ENG 210, 322CW, 323CW, 424CW; Choose one from: ENG 255CW, 455CW, 270CW, 298, 321, 362CW, THR 305, 306, COM 301, 302, CED 308; Nine (9) hours of English electives