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English Major, BA

(PLV)

This major prepares students for fields that require good communication and analytical skills, as well as for graduate study in fields such as publishing, communications, and teaching and professional schools such as law and business. For information about a combined major in education with this arts and sciences major, see the School of Education section of this catalog.

University Core – (44-55)

Major Courses – (36 credits)

Required LIT/ENG Courses: (24 credits)

LIT 205Introduction to Literature, Culture and Media

3 credits

LIT 200-Level Course

3 credits

LIT 200-Level Course

3 credits

ENG 200-Level Course

3 credits

LIT 300-level Author Course

3 credits

LIT 300-level Course

3 credits

ENG 393Internship

1 - 6 credits

LIT 499Senior Year Experience:Culture, Creativity, Communication

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:22-27
 

One Required Diversity/Cultural Pluralism LIT Courses: (3 credits)

Select one course from the following list.
LIT 303Introduction to Cultural Studies

3 credits

LIT 304Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

LIT 326African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 342CTopics: Studies in Amer Lit: August Wilson

3 credits

LIT 342HStudies in American Literature: The Harlem Renaissance

3 credits

LIT 342LStudies in American Literature: Toni Morrison

3 credits

LIT 343Contemporary American Literature

3 credits

LIT 345Literatures of Diversity

3 credits

LIT 348CLiterature and Film: Screen Adaptations of African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 349AAfrican American Drama

3 credits

LIT 376Slave Narratives

3 credits

LIT 384Images of Women in Literature

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3
 

Required Track: Literature or Writing: (12 credits)

Literature Track:

ENG 393 (Internship courses)

AND

Three department-approved LIT 300-level courses that focus on a genre, period, or multicultural or world literature.

 

 

 

 

OR

Writing Track:

ENG 393 (Internship courses)

AND

Three department-approved ENG writing courses.

Open Electives - 37-48

Total Credit Hours: 128

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