2015-2016 University Catalog
BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR IN ENGLISH
Following is a 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. Students are responsible for meeting all course prerequisites.
A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.
** See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements. Instead of a minor, students may complete 18 SCH of electives, 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, except the major field, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
1Foreign Language/Study Abroad, select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation 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 5 weeks in a non-English speaking country.
2Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
3Language, Philosophy & Culture, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, or 2365.
4General electives, select 17 SCH, at least 12 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of their available electives in additional courses in their major curriculum.
5Survey of Literature, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, or 2365.
6American Literature, select 6 SCH from ENGL 3303, 3329, 4323, 4324, 4332, 4333, or 4398 (when topic is American).
7British Literature, select 6 SCH from ENGL 4306, 4325, 4327, 4328, 4329, 4330, 4331, 4336 or 4398 (when topic is British).
8Language Studies, select 3 SCH from ENGL 3347 or 4309.
9Advanced English electives, select 6 SCH from 3000-4000 level ENGL courses.
NOTE 1: See information on the combined
BA/MA Prograns in this section.
NOTE 2: Students who do not elect to have a minor curriculum may use up to 9 hours of their available electives in addiaitonl courses in their major curriculum.
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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