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Degree Plan

Requirements for a Major in English

Thirty-six semester hours including the following:

    A. English 2301: British Literature.

    B. Three semester hours from: English 2304 or 2306: American or World Literature.

    C. Twelve semester hours from: English 3311, 3331, 3351, 3380, 3390.

    D. Twelve semester hours of "4000" level Literature courses from:

      1. Three semester hours of "4000" level Early English literature selected from: ENG 4310, 4313, 4314, 4316, 4320, 4322, 4324, 4330, 4332.

      2. Three semester hours of "4000" level Late British literature selected from: ENG 4340, 4342, 4344, 4347, 4350, 4360, 4362, 4364, 4368, 4369, 4371, 4372.

      3. Three semester hours of "4000" level American literature selected from: ENG 4380, 4381, 4387, 4390, 4391, 4394.

      4. Three semester hours of additional "4000" level literature elective.

    E. Six semester hours of additional "3000-4000" level English electives (may include specialized topics, language and linguistics, writing, and literature courses).

    F. Graduating seniors are expected to take the Major Field Achievement Test in English.

Requirements for a Minor in English

Eighteen semester hours including the following:

    A. English 2301: British Literature.

    B. Three semester hours from: English 2304 or 2306: American or World Literature.

    C. Six semester hours of "3000" or "4000" level Literature courses, one of which must be British and one of which must be American.

    D. Six semester hours of "3000" or "4000" level English electives (may include specialized topics, language and linguistics, writing, and literature courses).

    E. Students majoring in professional writing may not minor in English.

English 1302 and 1304 should be included within the first 30 semester hours of college work. Students majoring in the sciences may take English 3300 instead of English 1304. If a student takes English 3300 rather than 1304 to fulfill the general education requirements, the course will not count toward either the B.A. in English major or the English minor.