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Bachelor of Arts in English

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Program Requirements

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

CRN Course Name Credits
Required Courses:
  English courses at or above the 300 level 12 credits
ENG 498 Senior English Capstone 3 credits
Historical Survey Courses: (select 5)
ENG 202 British Literature I: Beginnings to 1785 3 credits
ENG 203 British Literature II: 1785 to Present 3 credits
ENG 250 American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 3 credits
ENG 251 American Literature II: 1865 to Present 3 credits
ENG 255 World Literature I: Beginnings to 1600's 3 credits
ENG 256 World Literature II: 1600's to Present 3 credits
Total 30 credits
  • Students electing to take a Minor must complete 18 credits in an approved minor. Minors must be in a separate subject designator (e.g., Art, History, Music, etc.).
  • Students electing to take a Concentration in English must select 18 credits in ONE Concentration.

Creative Writing Concentration Requirements (18 credits)

CRN Course Name Credits
ENG 345 Form and Theory of Creative Writing 3 credits
ENG 348 Fiction Writing I 3 credits
ENG 364 Poetry Writing I 3 credits
ENG 478 Fiction Writing II 3 credits
ENG 479 Poetry Writing II 3 credits
ENG 495 Special Topics in Creative Writing 3 credits

Students electing to take a double major with English will complete a second major. The “Double Major” student will earn one degree which will include the two majors. In cases where the majors are associated with different degrees, the student must select a primary degree and will graduate with only that degree. Both majors will be recorded on the student’s transcript and diploma at graduation.No more than 6 credits may overlap between the two majors.