2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 31, 2023  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, Writing Concentration, B.A.

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B.A., English

Thirty credits in English beyond the first year writing courses are required for a major in English.  Students completing a B.A. in English must complete the University Core Curriculum, the English Core, and the requirements for one of the concentrations in English (concentration in literature, concentration in writing, or track in pre-secondary education).

English Core

15 credits

These courses develop foundational knowledge and skills and provide context for literary periods, cultures and genres.

Concentration in Writing

The writing concentration requires five additional writing courses. 15 credits.

Plus, 51 credits of free electives.


Track in Pre-Seconday Education

18 credits

The pre-secondary education track requires:

  • Two 3 credit literature electives, at least one of which is 3000-level or higher.
  • Two 3 credit writing electives
  • Plus 48 credits of free electives


    Note: pre-secondary education students are strongly encouraged to take HIST 1110 American History since 1607 for the University Core Curriculum 4.2 requirement.  It is also recommended that EDUC 6603 - Human Growth & Development and EDUC 6604 - Educational Psychology are taken as two of the required free electives.  Please contact the Education Department for more information.

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