English, B.A. (ENGAL)
Majors explore the imaginative and practical uses of English through courses in literature, writing, rhetoric, and language. They develop perspectives on human nature and cultural values through American, British, and other English literatures; they learn how to gather, analyze, synthesize, and communicate information; they gain mastery over their language. These skills help English majors find careers in such fields as publishing, business, industry, government, and teaching. English majors often go on to postgraduate study not only in English but in such areas as law, business, education, or other liberal disciplines.
Majors can emphasize writing, literature, or rhetoric, or a mix of literature, writing, and rhetoric. All provide a liberal education and all develop analytic and writing skills. Qualified students may participate in the career internship and in the English honors program.
Students interested in earning certification in secondary education should contact the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. (See also Teacher Education Programs.)
For the B.A. degree in English, a minimum of 123 credits is required.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
ELECTIVES: 18 credits
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 36 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (6 credits)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (9 credits)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (21 credits)
Contact:Ms. Erin C. Murphy
Associate Professor of English
Arts and Humanities
Office: 212 Hawthorn Building