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English Requirements & Coursework

Complete a total of 122 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

 

General Education Core - 41 credit hours
Major Requirements - 36 credit hours
Additional Coursework - 45 credit hours

Major Requirements


  • ENG 203 - Introduction to Scholarship in English 3 cr.
  • ENG 223 - Studies in Poetry 3 cr.
  • ENG 224 - Studies in Fiction 3 cr.
  • ENG 225 - Studies in Drama 3 cr.
  • ENG 260 - Literary Criticism 3 cr.
  • ENG 315 - American Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • ENG 323 - British Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • ENG 333 - African American Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • ENG 401 - Major Author 3 cr.
  • ENG 402 - Linguistics 3 cr.
  • ENG 403 - Shakespeare 3 cr.
  • ENG 499 - Seminar in English 3 cr.

Additional Coursework


Includes minor in another discipline.

  • FFR 221 - Intermediate French I 3 cr. or
  • FSP 221 - Intermediate Spanish I 3 cr.
  • FFR 222 - Intermediate French II 3 cr. or
  • FSP 222 - Intermediate Spanish II 3 cr.
  • English (ENG) Elective: 12 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective: 18 cr.
  • Philosophy (PHI) Elective: 6 cr.
  • Theatre (SPT) Elective: 3 cr.

English Curriculum


First Year


First Semester


  • ENG 111 - Expository Writing 3 cr. 
  • FFR 121 - Elementary French I 3 cr. or
  • FSP 121 - Elementary Spanish I 3 cr. 
  • FYS 101 - First Year Seminar I 1 cr. / Service Learning *
  • UCO 101 - University Convocation I 0 cr. 
  • Humanities Elective 3 cr. 
  • Physical Education Activity Elective 2 cr. 
  • Social Sciences Elective 3 cr. 
Total: 15

Second Semester


  • BIO 101 - Biological Sciences I 3 cr. or
  • PHY 101 - Physical Sciences I 3 cr. 
  • BIO 101L - Biology Sciences I Laboratory 1 cr. or
  • PHY 101L - Physical Sciences I Laboratory 1 cr. 
  • ENG 112 - Argument and Research 3 cr. 
  • FFR 122 - Elementary French II 3 cr. or
  • FSP 122 - Elementary Spanish II 3 cr. 
  • FYS 102 - First Year Seminar II 1 cr. / Service Learning *
  • MAT 121 - College Algebra 3 cr. 
  • UCO 102 - University Convocation II 0 cr. 
  • Social Sciences Elective 3 cr. 
Total: 17

Second Year


First Semester


  • ECO 203 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr. 
  • ENG 201 - Readings in World Literature I 3 cr. or
  • ENG 202 - Readings in World Literature II 3 cr. 
  • ENG 203 - Introduction to Scholarship in English 3 cr.
  • ENG 223 - Studies in Poetry 3 cr.
  • FFR 221 - Intermediate French I 3 cr. or
  • FSP 221 - Intermediate Spanish I 3 cr.
Total: 15

Second Semester


  • AWS 100 - Survey of the African World 3 cr. or
  • REL 208 - The Black Church in the U.S. 3 cr. 
  • ENG 199 - Writing Proficiency Examination 0 cr. ***
  • ENG 224 - Studies in Fiction 3 cr.
  • ENG 225 - Studies in Drama 3 cr.
  • ENG 260 - Literary Criticism 3 cr.
  • FFR 222 - Intermediate French II 3 cr. or
  • FSP 222 - Intermediate Spanish II 3 cr.
Total: 15

Third Year


First Semester


  • ENG 315 - American Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • ENG 323 - British Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • ENG 333 - African American Literary Foundations 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
  • Theatre (SPT) Elective 3 cr.
Total: 15

Second Semester


  • ENG 402 - Linguistics 3 cr.
  • English Elective 3 cr.
  • English Elective 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
  • Philosophy Elective 3 cr.
Total: 15

Fourth Year


First Semester


  • ENG 403 - Shakespeare 3 cr.
  • ENG 499 - Seminar in English 3 cr. (Senior Comprehensive)
  • English Elective 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
  • Philosophy Elective 3 cr.
Total: 15

Second Semester


  • ENG 401 - Major Author 3 cr.
  • English Elective 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
  • Minor or General Elective 3 cr.
Total: 15

Total Required Hours: 122


*Service Learning: Students will earn a total of 30 service learning hours after successful completion of FYS 101 and FYS 102.

 

**Community Service: Students must contact the Office of Student Affairs for pre-approved community service project to earn a total of 90 hours of community service by the end of their junior year.

 

***Writing Proficiency Examination: Students must complete ENG 111 and ENG 112 with a minimum grade of ā€˜Cā€™ to register for ENG 199 - Writing Proficiency Examination. Students who fail to take or do not pass ENG 199 must take ENG 200 - Review of Writing Strategies (3 credit hours).

 

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