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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 (9 hours): ENG 150, 210, 405
  • American Literature (6 hours): from among ENG 343, 344, 345, 346, 449
  • English Literature (9 hours): from among ENG 347, 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
  • Experiential Learning: ENG 298 or ENG 300 or SOC 335 or SOC 381 or any study abroad or co-op experience
  • 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 (9 hours): ENG 150, 210, 405
  • Literature Surveys (9 hours): Choose from among 331, 343, 344, 345, 346, 355, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 449, 455, 475
  • Creative Writing Workshops (9 hours): ENG 322CW, 323CW, 424CW
  • Creative Writing Electives (6 hours): choose two from ENG 255CW, 264CW, 270CW, 274CW, 298, 305CW, 342CW, 355CW, 362CW, 364CW, 455CW, COM 301, 310, 327
  • Electives (6 hours): English electives the 200 level or above
  • Experiential Learning: ENG 298 or ENG 300 or SOC 206 or SOC 355 or SOC 381 or any study abroad or co-op experience
  • 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 MINOR IN ENGLISH

  • English (18 hours): 18 credit hours in English courses above ENG 150; 9 hours must be at the 300- or 400-level