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2013-2015 Catalog 
2013-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, BA

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A student who intends to major in English must earn at least two B’s and a C in the three required communication courses - ENGL 131 , ENGL 132 , and COMM 201 - Communication Skills , by the end of the sophomore year. The minimum overall grade point average for students to be admitted into the English major is 2.0. The requirements to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in English is down the page.


The following outline of courses details the 121 credit hours required for the (Bachelor of Arts in English). Meeting graduation requirements is the responsibility of the student. Refer to the catalog for curricular specifics and a complete listing of required and elective courses and descriptions. Students must earn “C” or better in all “TEP” courses.

Plan of Study

University Requirements Transformative Education Program Core Competencies

Communication (21)

Critical Thinking (6)

Wellness (10)

5 Hrs Seminar (one 2 hour and 3 one hour)

*Two credit hours of wellness in FYE 101 /WEL 101  

  • Sem. 1 (F Year 1)
  • Sem. 2 (Sp Year 1)
  • Sem. 3 (F Year 2)
  • Sem. 4 (Sp Year 4)
And 2 (1) Activity Courses

  • PE (1) (Year 1)
  • Wellness (3) (F Year 4)
Civic Engagement (3)

STEM & Quantitative Literacy (10)

Servant Leadership (3)

Teamwork (3)

Innovation & Creativity (3)

Artistic Literacy (3)

  • Student Choice
Global Perspective (3)

Capstone (3)

Major Requirements (33)

Students must earn a “C” or higher in ALL courses in the major.

ENGL Electives (12)

Free Electives (9)

Degree Totals

University TEP 77  
TEP Major Hours (36)  
Major Hours 33  
Free Electives 9  
FYE 102   2  
Total Degree Hours: 121

Course Sequence

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

First Semester

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Total Degree Hours: 121

Transformation Education Program Acronyms

WC: Written  Communication OC: Oral Communication
FL: Foreign Language & Sign Language AW: Advanced Writing
CT: Critical Thinking ID: Identity
WEL: Wellness SCL: Science with Lab
QL: Math TECH: Computer Technology
CE: Civic Engagement GP: Global Perspective
SL: Servant Leadership TW: Teamwork
IC: Innovation & Creativity AL: Artistic Literacy
CAP: Capstone  

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