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BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR IN ENGLISH
WITH GRADES 8 - 12 CERTIFICATION
IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.
 
FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
ENGL
1301 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
MATH
1314 College Algebra 3 MATH   Math Elective1 3
HIST
1301

The U.S. to 1877

3 HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3
    Natural Science* 4     Natural Science* 4
PSCI
2305 American National Govt 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt 3
Total 16   16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
COMM   Communication2   ENGL 3310 Young Adult Literature  
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 ENGL   Survey of Literature4
3
    Foreign Language/Study Abroad3 3     Foreign Language/Study Abroad3
3
    Visual /Performing Arts* 3 ENGL   Language Studies5
3
  Soc/Behavioral Science* 3     Activity or Wellness*
1
Total 15      
13
 

JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
ENGL 3339 History of the English Lang 3 ENGL 3361 The Composition Process
3
ENGL 4301 Shakespeare's Major Plays 3 ENGL   Survey of Literature4
3
ENGL
  Adv ENGL Elective6 3 EDRD 4303 Spc Topics Sec Rdg
3
ENGL   Adv ENGL Elective6 3 EDCI 3301 Thry&Pract Public School Tchg 3
EDRD
3309 Tchg Rdg in Schools 3 EDCI 3302 Language Acq&Develop
3
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3      
Total 18  
15
 

SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
ENGL 4399 Senior Seminar 3 ENGL 4390 Issues in Teaching English
3
ENGL   Adv ENGL Elective6 3 EDCI 4993 Student Teaching
9
ENGL
  Adv ENGL Elective6 3    
EDCI
3304 Methods, Mgt&Discipline 3    
EDDP
4324 Teaching Div Stu Pop 3    
Total 15  
12
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:     120
1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
2Communication, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2311, HUM 2301 or COMM 1311.
3Foreign Language/Study Abroad, select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language admission requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language admission requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 3 months in a non-English speaking country.
4Survey of Literature, select 6 SCH from ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, or 2365.
5Language Studies, select 3 SCH from ENGL 3347 or 4309.
6Advanced English electives, select 12 SCH from 3000-4000 level ENGL courses with the exception of ENGL 3301 and with the limitation of only one from the following: ENGL 3323, 3324, 3325.
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
 
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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