Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018) 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog (August 2017 - July 2018)

English - Literature Emphasis (BA)


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Core Requirements:


Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in English select one or more areas of emphasis: Literature, Creative Writing, Professional Writing, and/or Journalism.

The degree of Bachelor of Arts with a major in English requires the successful completion of 120 semester hours, which must include all the following components:

  1. the General Education Program , including ENGL 203  and ENGL 204  .
  2. at least six hours of one modern language.
    Note: Modern language courses may be used to fulfill certain General Education requirements. 
  3. program of electives or a minor as worked out with the student’s adviser
  4. program requirements for one or more areas of emphasis: Literature, Creative Writing, Professional Writing, and/or Journalism

Description


The Literature Emphasis degree program serves to prepare students for graduate work in fields such as literature, composition, English education, communication, journalism, and linguistics. The degree program further serves as an appropriate pre-professional major for a student who plans to seek a higher degree in a field such as law, medicine, ministry, or mental health, especially when combined with a second major or minor pertinent to that field (for example, history, political science, business, biology, philosophy, psychology, etc.).

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