Jul 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A.

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: 15 Credits

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

Additional Requirements: 12 Credits

  • 12 credits through the 200-level:  Foreign Language

General Education Requirements: 46 credits

Free Electives: 24 credits

Synopsis of the B.A. Curriculum in English

Fourth (Freshman) Class

Third (Sophomore) Class

Second (Junior) Class

First Semester

Total Semester Hrs: 17.5

Second Semester

Total Semester Hrs: 17.5

First (Senior) Class

Total Semester Hrs: 17.5

Second Semester

Total Semester Hrs: 14

Total Hours: minimum 136

* Minimum grade of C required.