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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalogue

English, B.A.


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The degree in English requires 136 semester hours, which includes a minimum of 54 semester hours of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies (ERH) courses, 18 semester hours of additional requirements for the major, and 46 semester hours of Core Curriculum requirements. Additional courses to complete the requirements for graduation must be chosen by the cadet with the approval of his or her departmental adviser.

English majors may pursue concentrations in Rhetoric and Writing, Literary Studies, Philosophy, and Art History and Visual Culture.

Major Electives: 18 Credits


Six major electives, at least one of which must be at the 400 level.

Additional Requirements: 18 Credits


  • 12 credits through the 200 level:  Foreign Language
  • 3 Credits:  World literature in translation; OR a 300-level course in MLC; or any Cultures and Civilization elective in any academic department other than English, Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies (ERH)
  • 3 Credits:  Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) elective 

General Education Requirements: 46 credits


Free Electives: 18 credits


Synopsis of the B.A. Curriculum in English


Fourth (Freshman) Class


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Third (Sophomore) Class


Total Semester Hrs: 17


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Second (Junior) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Second Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


First (Senior) Class


First Semester


Total Semester Hrs: 17.5


Total Semester Hrs: 14


Total Hours: minimum 136


* World literature in translation; OR a 300-level course in MLC; or any Cultures and Civilization elective in any academic department other than English, Rhetoric and Humanistic Studies (ERH)

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