College of Arts and Sciences

English Literature and Language Program Requirements

Bachelor of Arts - English

1.  Complete the University General Education and College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Requirements - 60s.h.

2.  Core Courses - ENG 200, 201, 202, 299, 376, 476† - 16 s.h.

3.  Special Courses

  • One upper-division course in Forms, chosen from among the following: ENG 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 310, 356, 393, 395; or ENG 400, 409 when appropriate - 3 s.h.
  • One upper division course in Traditions, chosen from among the following: ENG 311, 312, 314, 319, 324, 331, 334, 335, 337, 340, 347, 353, 355, 390; or ENG 400, 401, 409 when appropriate - 3 s.h.
  • One upper division course in Social Justice, chosen from among the following: ENG 307, 346, 348, 350, 351, 357, 358, 392; or ENG 400, 401, 409 when appropriate - 3 s.h.
  • One upper division class in Theory/Language, chosen from among the following; ENG 368, 370, 372, 389, 473, 474 - 3 s.h.
  • One upper division class in Pre-1800 Literature, chosen from among the following: ENG 311, 312, 314, 356; or ENG 304, 305, 306, 310, 400, 401, 409 when appropriate - 3 s.h.

4.  Departmental Electives (6s.h. must be upper-division) - 9 s.h.

5.  Any Minor - 18-20 s.h.

6. Open Electives - 0-2 s.h.

†ENG476 fulfills the Writing Instruction in the Disciplines (WID) graduation requirement for the Literature and Language option. ENG384 and 476 fulfill the Writing Instruction in the Disciplines (WID) graduation requirement for the Teacher Education option.

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The undergraduate catalog provides more detail, including a full list of courses offered by the Department of English.