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English Course Requirements

Major Requirements Concentration in Literary Studies Degree

31 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Names

Credit per Course

EN103Introduction to Literary Studies1
EN202Expository Writing3
EN205Survey of British Literature: Old English to 17983
EN206Survey of British Literature: 1798 to the Present3
EN207Survey of American Literature: Colonial to 18653
EN208Survey of American Literature: 1865 to the Present3
EN209Survey of World Literature: Antiquity to 17503
EN210Survey of World Literature: 1750 to the Present3
EN317History and Structure of the English Language3
EN400Literature and Theory3
EN435Shakespeare and His Age3

English Electives

18 Credit Hours

Electives in literature at the 300 and 400 level

Free Electives

18 Credit Hours of 300-400 level courses

Free Electives

21 Credit Hours courses of any level

Total Credit Hours: 124
*A grade of C or better is required

Proposed Course Schedule

Major Requirements Concentration in Writing Degree

43 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Names

Credits per Course

EN103Introduction to Literary Studies1
EN202Expository Writing3
EN205Survey of British Literature: Old English to 17983
EN206Survey of British Literature: 1798 to the Present3
EN207Survey of American Literature: Colonial to 18653
EN208Survey of American Literature: 1865 to the Present3
EN209Survey of World Literature: Antiquity to 17503
EN210Survey of World Literature: 1750 to the Present3
EN211Persuasive Writing3
EN317History and Structure of the English Language3
EN318Technical Writing3
EN325Rhetorical Theory3
EN400Literature and Theory3
EN420Internship3
EN435Shakespeare and His Age3

Major Electives

6 Credits from among the following courses:

BA325Writing for Managers
EN203 OR EN204Creative Writing I & II
ME351Journalism
ME470DFreelance Writing or Other Approved

Free Electives

18 Credit Hours of 300-400 levels courses

Free Electives

21 Credit Hours courses of any level

Total Credit Hours: 124
*A grade of C or better is required

Proposed Course Schedule

Major Requirements Secondary English Degree

46 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Names

Credit per Course

EN103Introduction to Literary Studies1
EN202Expository Writing3
EN203Creative Writing I3
EN205Survey of British Literature: Old English to 17983
EN206Survey of British Literature: 1798 to the Present3
EN207Survey of American Literature: Colonial to 18653
EN208Survey of American Literature: 1865 to the Present3
EN209Survey of World Literature: Antiquity to 17503
EN210Survey of World Literature: 1750 to the Present3
EN317History and Structure of the English Language3
EN320Adolescent Literature3
EN325Rhetorical Theory3
EN326English Practices in Grades 7-12 Curriculum3
EN400Literature and Theory3
EN435Shakespeare and His Age3
HU222World Mythology3

Education Requirements

32.5 Credit Hours

Course Prefix and Number

Course Names

Credits per Course

ED102First Year Seminar1
ED207Writing Across the Curriculum3
ED290The Exceptional Child3
ED304Literacy Curriculum3
ED426Student Teaching12
ED454Language Arts Methods1.5
ED458Effective Teaching Strategies3
ED459Practicum Seminar3
ED493Reflective Teaching Seminar3

Free Electives

6 Credit Hours Courses of any level

Total Credit Hours: 132.5
*A Grade of C or Better is Required 

Proposed Coursed Schedule