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English Major Core Requirements – 47 Credit Hours

The student must complete all of the following:

ENGL 206: World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 209: Major British Writers I (3 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II (3 hrs)

ENGL 211: American Literature I (3 hrs)

ENGL 212: American Literature II (3 hrs)

ENGL 301: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev of the English Language (3 hrs)

ENGL 404: Seminar in Literary Criticism (3 hrs)

The student must complete five of the following:

COMM 230: The Film (3 hrs)

ENGL 245: Literature for Young Adults (3 hrs) 

ENGL 286: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 305: Studies in British Literature (3 hrs) 

ENGL 306: Studies in American Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 307: *Studies in World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 360: Creative Writing: Fiction (3 hrs)

ENGL 361: Creative Writing: Non-Fiction (3 hrs) 

ENGL 362: Creative Writing: Poetry (3 hrs)

ENGL 380: The English Language: Grammar, Syntax, and Evaluation (3 hrs)

ENGL 485: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 490: Independent Study 

SCTH 325: Theatre History and Literature (3 hrs)

The student must demonstrate foreign language competence at the LANG102 level or higher:

SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I (4 hrs)

and SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II (4 hrs)

English Major (with Writing Emphasis) Core Requirements – 47 Credit Hours

The student must complete all of the following:

ENGL 206: World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 209: Major British Writers I (3 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II (3 hrs)

ENGL 211: American Literature I (3 hrs)

ENGL 212: American Literature II (3 hrs)

ENGL 301: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev of the English Language (3 hrs)

ENGL 404: Seminar in Literary Criticism (3 hrs)

The student must complete three of the following:

BUSA 360: Business Communication (3 hrs)

COMM 200: Introduction to Media Writing (3 hrs)

ENGL 360: Creative Writing: Fiction (3 hrs)

ENGL 361: Creative Writing: Non-Fiction (3 hrs)

ENGL 362: Creative Writing: Poetry (3 hrs)

The student must complete two of the following:

COMM 230: The Film (3 hrs)

ENGL 286: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 305: Studies in British Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 306: Studies in American Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 307: Studies in World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 485: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 490: Independent Study (3 hrs)

SCTH 325: Theatre History & Literature (3 hrs)

The student must demonstrate foreign language competence at the LANG102 level or higher:

SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I (4 hrs)

and SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II (4 hrs)

English Education Major (Gr. 6-12) Requirements - 44 Credit Hours

Students must complete the Liberal Studies requirements for Teacher Education Students, the Secondary Education Minor requirements, and the following additional courses:

The student must complete four of the following:

ENGL 206: World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 209: Major British Writers I (3 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II (3 hrs)

ENGL 211: American Literature I (3 hrs)

ENGL 212: American Literature II (3 hrs)

The student must complete all of the following:

ENGL 245: Literature for Young Adults (3 hrs)

ENGL 301: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev of the English Language (3 hrs)

ENGL 380: English Lang: Grammar, Syntax, Evaluation (3 hrs)

ENGL 404: Seminar in Literary Criticism (3 hrs)

ED 415: Methods for Teaching English (ACCK) (3 hrs)

The student must complete two of the following:

COMM 200: Introduction to Media Writing (3 hrs)

COMM 230: The Film (3 hrs)

ENGL 286: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 305: Studies in British Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 306: Studies in American Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 307: Studies in World Literature (3 hrs)

ENGL 360: Creative Writing: Fiction (3 hrs)

ENGL 361: Creative Writing: Non-fiction (3 hrs)

ENGL 362: Creative Writing: Poetry (3 hrs)

ENGL 485: Special Topics (3 hrs)

ENGL 490: Independent Study (3 hrs)

SCTH 325: Theatre History & Literature (3 hrs)

The student must demonstrate foreign language competence at the LANG102 level or higher:

SPAN 101: Elementary Spanish I (4 hrs)

and SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II (4 hrs)

English Minor Requirements - 18 Credit Hours

The student must complete 18 Credit Hours in English courses, excluding ENGL 120 and ENGL 121.