The area of English offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in English based on a liberal arts curriculum and a multicultural pedagogy. Texts in English courses are generally taught in relation to the cultural contexts that form or inform the texts.
The goals of the English Major are to:
1. Prepare students primarily for graduate or advanced study in English and related fields as well as for professional schools;
2. Provide a strong foundation for an effective transition into whatever non-English careers the graduate may choose; and
3. Develop reading, writing, and speaking skills in English and in one foreign language.
A major in English requires:
*50 hours in General Education program classes
*15 hours of free electives
* 9 hours of foreign language beyond GER
*A minimum of 48 semester hours of course work in English.
A minimum of 121
semester hours are needed
To learn more detailed information on this major, view the academic catalog beginning on page 70. Click here to view the academic catalog.