B.A. ENGLISH CURRICULUM SUMMARY
The B.A. in English has three concentrations: literature, writing, and secondary education. Information about the B.A. English degree in secondary education is found on the department’s webpage.
The following four courses are required for both concentrations:
ENGL 3100 Introduction to Literary Studies (offered every semester)
ENGL 3110 Introduction to Writing Studies (offered every semester)
ENGL 4011 Critical Theory (offered every fall
ENGL 4950 Senior Capstone (offered every spring)
English major, Writing Concentration required Courses
ENGL 3212 Advanced Composition (offered every fall)
ENGL 3600 Careers in Writing (offered every fall)
ENGL 3750 Digital and Multimedia Writing
ENGL 3800 Intro to Creative Writing (offered every semester)
ENGL 3900 Professional and Technical Writing (offered every semester)
ENGL 4015 Cultural Rhetorics
English major, Literature Concentration required Areas
2 classes: Cultural Studies (various courses available, rotated every semester)
1 class: British Lit. before 1660 (various courses available)
1 class: British Lit. after 1660 (various courses available)
1 class: American Lit. before 1850 (various courses available)
1 class: American Lit after 1850 (various courses available)
English major, Writing Concentration and Literature Concentration:
6 courses in either Writing or Literature Concentrations
Electives for both concentrations are available every semester. Your advisor and the dept. chair will work with you regarding the courses you need to complete the major/concentration.
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