BA English Courses
The Bachelor of Arts with a major in English curriculum requires the completion of 120 hours of course work. The average course load is 15 hours based on eight semesters.
General Education – 30 hours
Written Communication - 6 hrs.
ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
Oral Communication – 3 hrs.
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Humanities and Social Science – 9 hrs.
COM 233 Intercultural Communication
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
HIS Elective – 3 hrs.
Mathematics and Science – 9 hrs.
Math Elective - 3 hrs.
Science Elective - 3 hrs.
Math or Science Elective - 3 hrs.
Other – 3 hrs.
Social Science Elective - 3 hrs.
Content Requirements - 90 hours
Composition Core - 15 hrs.
COM 183 Writing for Media
COM 383 Advanced Writing for the Media
ENG 133 Technical Communication
ENG 273 Creative Writing
ENG 453 Advanced Composition
Literature Core - 24 hrs.
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
ENG 433 Shakespeare and His Times
Literature Electives - 12 hrs.
Complete 2 Survey Courses - 6 hrs.
ENG 2013 British Literature I
ENG 2023 British Literature II
ENG 2113 American Literature I
ENG 2123 American Literature II
ENG 253 World Literature
Professional Practice Core - 21 hrs.
COM 111 Practices and Professions
COM 301 Media Practicum (taken twice)
COM 243 Digital Media Creation
COM 343 Web Content Management
ENG 363 The English Language
ENG 411 Writing Center Consulting Lab
ENG 412 Writing Center Consulting
ENG XX3 Literature through the Professional Lens
ENG 4023 Senior Capstone Internship - 3 hrs.
Additional Requirements – 30
UE 101 University Experience or UE 111 Online Learning Orientation
Free Electives – 29 hrs.
Students are strongly encouraged to pick up a minor with elective hours in a field related to future career goals. For example, a student interested in technical writing might choose to minor in communication, biology or one of the other sciences. A student interested in graduate study might choose a minor in history, psychology, or communication.
For complete description of the above requirements, please go to Course Catalog.