English, Literature Emphasis BA

Bachelor of Arts in English, Literature Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM Foundations of Mathematics course3-4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course in a second field3-4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course (credits to be taken from a language other than English)3-4
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course3
FS Foundations of Social Sciences course in a second field3
Major Foundation
ENGL 198 Introduction to English Studies
Historical Breadth
ENGL 267 Survey of British Literature to 17903
ENGL 268 Survey of British Literature: 1790-Present3
ENGL 275 Methods of Literary Studies3
ENGL 277 Survey of American Lit: Beginnings to Civil War3
ENGL 278 Survey of American Lit: Civil War to Present3
Critical Thinking/Theory
ENGL 304 Argument3
ENGL 393 Literary Criticism and Theory3
Writing and/or Linguistics
Choose two (2) courses from the following:
ENGL 201 Nonfiction Writing
ENGL 202 Technical Communication
ENGL 204 Writing Creative Nonfiction
ENGL 324 Topics in Rhetoric and Composition
ENGL 329 Grammar, Style, and Writing
ENGL 401 Advanced Nonfiction Writing
LING 301 History of the English Language
LING 305 Introduction to Language Studies
Choose one (1) course from
ENGL 390 Ethnic Literature
ENGL 395 Women Writers
ENGL 396 Postcolonial Literature
300-level literature courses
ENGL 424 Advanced Topics in Literature6
Additional credits in same language other than English taken for FH.3-4
FF ENGL 498 Senior Capstone in Literary Studies3
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits9-15
Electives to total 120 credits18-20
Students considering graduate work in English are advised to reach a level of competency in a foreign language equivalent to two years of college-level work.
All courses used toward the English degree must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.
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