Degree Plan

Major in English

Thirty-six semester hours including the following:

  1. ENG 2301 and 2310
  2. Twelve semester hours from: English 3311, 3331, 3351, 3380, 3390
    • English majors should take the required junior level surveys before taking 4000-level classes.
  3. Nine semester hours of "4000" level Literature including the following:
    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, 4354, 4355, 4360, 4362, 4364, 4368, 4369, 4371, 4372
    3. Three semester hours of "4000" level American literature selected from: ENG 4380, 4381, 4383, 4386, 4387, 4389, 4390, 4391, 4394
  4. Nine semester hours of additional "3000-4000" level English electives (may include creative writing, linguistics, literature, or professional writing and rhetoric courses)
  5. A grade of "C" or better in courses used for the major

Minor in English

Eighteen semester hours including the following:

  1. ENG 2301 and 2310
  2. Six semester hours of "3000" or "4000" level Literature courses, one course of which must be British and one of which must be American
  3. Six semester hours of "3000" or "4000" level English electives (may include creative writing, linguistics, literature, or professional writing and rhetoric courses)
  4. A grade of "C" or better in courses used for the minor

* If a student takes PWR 3300 rather than 1304 or 1310 to fulfill the general education requirements, the course will not count toward either the B.A. in English major or the English minor.


Secondary Major in English

Thirty-six semester hours including the following:

  1. ENG 2301 and 2310
  2. Twelve semester hours from: English 3311, 3331, 3351, 3380, 3390
    • English majors should take the required junior level surveys before taking 4000-level classes.
  3. Nine semester hours of "4000" level Literature including the following:
    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, 4354, 4355, 4360, 4362, 4364, 4368, 4369, 4371, 4372
    3. Three semester hours of "4000" level American literature selected from: ENG 4380, 4381, 4383, 4386, 4387, 4389, 4390, 4391, 4394
  4. Nine semester hours of additional "3000-4000" level English electives (may include creative writing, linguistics, literature, or professional writing and rhetoric courses)
  5. A grade of "C" or better in courses used for the Secondary Major

Joint BA/MAT in English (with teaching certification)

To earn the joint Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in Teaching in English, a student must complete all basic requirements for the BA degree and a major in English, as well as additional coursework at the graduate level. (See Graduate Catalog for details of graduate requirements, including eligibility and admission).


If there is a discrepancy between this webpage and the undergraduate catalog, the catalog has the reliable information.