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    Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A.

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Students considering graduate study in literature should include Shakespeare and History of the English Language among their elective courses. They should take additional upper-level courses so that their majors will total at least 44 credits and should participate in the departmental honors program. They should elect ENGL 480 - Introduction to Literary Theory  and ENGL 495 - Advanced Studies  among their courses for the major and courses in history and in ancient and modern philosophy as cognate courses.

Students considering careers in writing and editing should take ENGL 213 - Expository Writing II  and ENGL 360 - Modern English Grammar  and should consider doing at least one internship, either with a local employer or non-profit agency or as part of an off-campus program. They should consult the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career or Professor Cole, the department coordinator for internships, early in their college careers to begin plans for including an internship in their academic programs.

A minimum of nine courses, distributed as follows:

*In addition, these six courses must fulfill the following distribution requirements:

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