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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergrad Catalog

English - Literature, BA


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Required Credits in Major: 36

Program Code: BA-ENG-LIT

Pioneer Success Seminar


Required Course: 1

University Core Curriculum (English)


Required Credits: 40

Two Unviersity Core Curriculum courses are required pre-requisites for English Major courses:

  • UCC Area 2B, Expression; Writing: ENG 1100  
  • UCC Area 2C, Expressiom; Literature: ENG 1500  

University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.  

World Languages Requirement


Required Credits: 0-6

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English Major Portal Course


Required Credits: 3

Literature Capstone Requirement


Required Credits: 3

Historical Elective Requirment


Required Credits: 9

Select two (2) courses from the pre-1900 courses listed below.

Select one (1) additional course, preferably from the post-1900 courses listed below.

Genre Elective Requirement


Required Credits: 6

Select two (2) courses from two (2) different Genre.

Geographical Elective Requirement


Required Credits: 12

American Literature


Select one (1) of the following courses:

English Major Electives


Courses selected to satisfy the Historical, Genre and Geographical elective requirements may count towards 1, 2, or 3 of these categories.

After completing the English Literature major requirments above, take as many English courses above 2000-level as necessary to reach a total of 36 credits (12 courses).

Technology Intensive Requirement


Required Courses: 2

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Writing Intensive Requirement (English)


Required Courses: 4

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2B: ENG 1100  

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2C: ENG 1500  

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the major requirements: ENG 2000  

One (1) additional Writing Intensive course, 3000-level or above, is required for graduation.

Writing Intensive requirement and courses.  

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