BA English

Fall 2020

degree in bachelor of arts with a major in English
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Major: English
Concentration:

General Education Core Curriculum

Communication - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1301 - Composition I

One From:

FREN 1311 - Beginning French I
SPAN 1311 - Beginning Spanish I
DSDE 1371 - American Sign Language I

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 3 Hours From:

ENGL 2310 - British Literature Before 1800
ENGL 2320 - British Literature After 1800
ENGL 2322 - British Literature
ENGL 2326 - American Literature
ENGL 2331 - World Literature
ENGL 2371 - Masterworks of Asian Literature
ENGL 2376 - African-American Literature

Mathematics - 3 Hours:

MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics I

Life and Physical Sciences - 6 Hours From:

BIOL 1308 - General Biology (Non-Majors)
BIOL 1315 - Plants and Human Society (Non-Majors)
BIOL 2306 - Environmental Science
CHEM 1306 - Chemistry for Allied Health Sciences
CHEM 1308 - Biochemistry for Allied Health Sciences
CHEM 1311 - General Chemistry I
CHEM 1312 - General Chemistry II
GEOL 1390 - Introductory Environmental and Physical Geology
PHYS 1305 - Elementary Physics I
PHYS 1307 - Elementary Physics II
PHYS 1311 - Introduction to Astronomy
SPSC 1301 - Space Exploration

History -6 Hours From:

HIST 1301 - US History I 1763-1877
HIST 1302 - US History II Since 1877
HIST 2301 - Texas History

Government/Political Science - 6 Hours:

POLS 2301 - Introduction to American Government I

POLS 2302 - Introduction to American Government II

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Three Hours From:

ANTH 2346 - Intro to Anthropology
ANTH 2351 - Cultural Anthropology
BULW 1370 - Business Environment and Public Policy
CRIJ 1301 - Intro to Criminal Justice
ECON 1301 - Principles and Policies
ECON 2301 - Principles of Economics I Macro
ECON 2302 - Principles of Economics II Micro
INEN 2373 - Engineering Economics
SOCI 1301 - Introduction to Sociology
POLS 1301 - Intro to Political Science
PSYC 2301 - General Psychology
SWK 2361 - Intro to Social Work

Creative Arts - Three Hours From:

ARTS 1301 - Art Appreciation
ARTS 1303 - Art History I
DANC 2304 - Dance Appreciation
MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation
MUSI 1309 - Jazz History and Appreciation
MUSI 1310 - History of Rock and Roll
COMM 1375 - Film Appreciation
PHIL 1330 - Arts and Ideas
THEA 1310 - Introduction to Theatre

Component Area Options - 6 Hours:

ENGL 1302 - Composition II

One From:

  • BUAL 2310 - Business Analysis I
  • INEN 2301 - Applications of Quantitative Methods
  • PSYC 2317 - Introduction to Statistical Methods
  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra (Non Calculus)
  • MATH 1316 - Trigonometry
  • MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business Applications
  • MATH 1332 - Contemporary Mathematics I
  • MATH 1342 - Statistics
  • MATH 1414 - College Algebra (Calculus Track)

Required Courses for Major - 12 Hours

ENGL 3326 - Advanced Expository Writing

Select one:

  • ENGL 3382 - British Literature Before 1800
  • ENGL 3384 - British Literature After 1800

Select one:

  • ENGL 3322 - American Literature Before 1865
  • ENGL 3324 - American Literature After 1865
  • ENGL 3392 - African American Literature

Select one:

  • ENGL 3330 - World Literature Before 1600
  • ENGL 3322 - American Literature Before 1865

Elective Courses

English Electives - 21 Hours:

ENGL Elective - 9 Hours 3000-4000 level

ENGL Elective - 9 Hours 4000 level

ENGL, PHIL or Modern Language Elective - 3 Hours ENGL 3000-4000, PHIL 3000-4000 or a Modern Language course not already used

Academic Electives - 15 Hours:

15 Hours academic coursework, at least 6 hours must be advanced (3000-4000 level)

Students should consult with their advisor to choose elective courses based on completing a literature, writing or linguistics/rhetoric concentration.

Other - 12 Hours

Arts and Sciences Requirement - Select one:

  • PHIL 1370 - Philosophy of Knowledge
  • PHIL 2306 - Ethics
  • Any other PHIL course not already used

Modern Languages Requirement - 9 Hours:

  • Modern Language Beginning II
  • Modern Language Intermediate I
  • Modern Language Intermediate

Minor

18 Hours, 9 hours of which must be advanced. Suggested Minors: Writing, Philosophy, Language, History, Communication

Hours

120