School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of English and Language Studies

Bachelor of Arts in English (Writing, Editing, and Media)
See Degree Requirements section under the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  1. 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. 33 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 365 Theories and Practices of Editing (3 cr.)
  • English writing electives (prefix W) at the 200-level or above (9 cr.)

(Note: Courses in journalism, grantwriting, and publishing may also fulfill the writing Electives requirement. Please see an academic advisor for details.)

  • ENG-W 398 Internship in Writing (3 cr.)
  • Digital media or journalism electives (6 cr.)* Please see an advisor for details.

*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, philosophy, etc.).
  3. No grade in any of these courses may be lower than a C-.

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