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BA Major in English

B.A., Major in English

Major requirements*

  • ENG 202 Introduction to Literary Studies (3 hours)
  • ENG 213 Survey of English Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 227 Survey of American Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 299 Literary Theory and Criticism (3 hours)
  • ENG 335 Survey of World Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 340 Language: Structure and Meaning (3 hours)
  • ENG 347 Mythology and Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 360 Advanced Composition (3 hours)
  • ENG 454A Senior Project (1.5 hours)
  • ENG 454B Senior Project (1.5 hours)

Choose an emphasis area:

All requirements of one emphasis area below:


Emphasis in Literature

Requirements

  • ENG 325 The Renaissance (3 hours)
  • ENG 341 18th and 19th Century Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 349 20th and 21st Century Literature (3 hours)

Two Courses from the following:

  • ENG 440 Major Authors and Movements (3 hours) (may be repeated for credit – see course description)

Three additional courses from the following:

  • ENG 425 Genre: Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 427 Genre: Poetry (3 hours)
  • ENG 429 Genre: Novella (3 hours)
  • ENG 430 Genre: Drama (3 hours)

Emphasis in Writing

Requirements

Five courses from the following:

  • ENG 330 Creative Writing: Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 337 Creative Writing: Poetry (3 hours)
  • ENG 343 Creative Writing: Playwriting (3 hours)
  • ENG 348 Creative Writing: Novella (3 hours)
  • ENG 424 Professional Writing (3 hours)
  • ENG 445 Creative Writing: Creative Nonfiction (3 hours)
  • ENG 447 Creative Writing: Genre Fiction (3 hours)

Three additional courses from the following:

  • ENG 325 The Renaissance (3 hours)
  • ENG 341 18th and 19th Century Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 349 20th and 21st Century Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 425 Genre: Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 427 Genre: Poetry (3 hours)
  • ENG 429 Genre: Novella (3 hours)
  • ENG 430 Genre: Drama (3 hours)
  • ENG 440 Major Authors and Movements (3 hours) (may be repeated for credit – see course description)

Emphasis in Secondary Education

Requirements

  • ENG 328 Young Adult Literature (3 hours)

Five additional courses from the following:

  • ENG 325 The Renaissance (3 hours)
  • ENG 341 18th and 19th Century Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 349 20th and 21st Century Literature (3 hours)
  • ENG 425 Genre: Short Story (3 hours)
  • ENG 427 Genre: Poetry (3 hours)
  • ENG 429 Genre: Novella (3 hours)
  • ENG 430 Genre: Drama (3 hours)
  • ENG 440 Major Authors (3 hours) (can be repeated for credit – see course description)

Teacher Education Licensure Requirements

  • EDUC150 Introduction to Education (2 hours)
  • EDUC215 Foundations of Education (3 hours)
  • EDUC216 Diversity Field Experience (1 hour)
  • EDUC220 Educational Technology (3 hours)
  • EDUC322 Educational Psychology (3 hours)**
  • EDUC323 Introduction to Exceptionalities (3 hours)**
  • EDUC343 Home, School, and Community (3 hours)
  • EDUC344 Content Area Literacy (3 hours)
  • EDUC352 Principles of Effective Secondary Instruction (3 hours)
  • EDUC438 Teaching (subject) in the Secondary Schools (3 hours)
  • EDUC439 Secondary School Methods and Management (3 hours)**
  • EDUC440 Student Teaching Seminar (1 hour)**
  • EDUC449 Observation and Supervised Teaching in the Secondary School (4-12 hours)**

**Taken after formal admittance to the Teacher Education Program.

Cognate requirement

  • MATH215 Introduction to Statistics and Probability (3 hours)
  • PSYC218 Child Psychology (3 hours)

*2018-2019 Academic Catalog

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