Major Requirements - English

Bachelor of Arts in English: 40-42 semester hours
Core requirements:  20 semester hours
One genre course:  ENG2200, ENG/THE2220, or ENG2240 (4)
Note: Creative writing students should take ENG2200 or ENG 2240


One American Literature course:  ENG3320, ENG3350 or ENG3370 (4)
Note: Creative writing students should take ENG3370 One British literature course: ENG3400, ENG3420, ENG3440 or ENG3460 (4)


One course in literature outside the Anglo-American canon: ENG3200, ENG3500 or ENG3520 (4)


One capstone course:  ENG4990 (4)
English majors will also select one of three tracks within the program to complete requirements for the degree.


General Studies Emphasis: 20 semester hours
One language course (4)
ENG2100 Linguistics; ENG3100 Stylistics; or ENG3550 Language, Literacy and Cognition


One writing course (4)
ENG2060 Introduction to Creative Writing or ENG3020 Advanced Academic Writing


One course in literary criticism (4)
ENG2260 Critical Approaches to Literature


8 additional hours of ENG courses, excluding ENG1000, ENG1060, ENG2010 and ENG/EDU3180


Creative Writing Emphasis: 20 semester hours
ENG2060 Introduction to Creative Writing (4)
ENG3060 Intermediate Fiction Writing (4)
ENG3100 Stylistics (4)
ENG3240 Intermediate Poetry Writing (4)
ENG4060 Advanced Creative Writing (4)


Secondary Education Licensure Emphasis: 22 semester hours
ENG2260 Critical Approaches to Literature (4)
ENG2400 Grammar and Composition for Teachers (4)
ENG/EDU3190 Multicultural Young Adult Literature (2)
ENG3550 Language, Literacy, and Cognition (4)
ENG3820 Secondary Methods in English (4)
Note:  Secondary Education candidates will also complete the supplemental major in secondary education.