School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Humanities

Bachelor of Arts in English (Pre-Law)
Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in English (Pre-Law)
  1. See Degree Requirements section under the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  2. 9 specified hours:
  • ENG-L 202 Literary Interpretation (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 371 Critical Practices (3 cr.)
  • ENG-L 495 Senior Seminar (3 cr.)
  1. 39 credit hours (from the following categories):
  • Literatures in English: Beginnings through 18th Century (3 cr.)
  • Literatures in English: 19th Century (3 cr.)
  • Literatures in English: 20th/21st Century (3 cr.)
  • World/Gender/Multicultural Literature (3 cr.)
  • ENG-W 368 Research Methods and Materials (3 cr.)
  • POLS-Y 215 Introduction to Political Theory (3 cr.)*
  • One 300+-level history course (3 cr.)*
  • One 300+-level philosophy course (3 cr.)*
  • Choice of SPCH S 228 Argumentation and Debate, SPCH-C 321 Persuasion, OR SPCH-C 325 Interviewing (3 cr.)*
  • Choice of ENG-W 398 Internship in Writing OR ENG-W 498 Internship in English (3 cr.)
  • English electives (prefixes L, W, G, or E) at the 200-level or above (9 cr.)

*Note: These courses may also be used to meet general education requirements in SHSS.

  1. No more than 12 credit hours in the major may be at the 200 level.
  2. In item 3 above, students may substitute one elective at the 300-level or above from a related field or discipline approved by a departmental advisor (literature in another language, history, film studies, African American studies, women’s studies, folklore, new media communication, philosophy, etc.).
  3. No grade in any of these courses may be lower than a C-.

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