2014-2015 University Catalog

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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.

*See Appendix 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, within the College of Arts and Sciences, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business or the College of Education.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 - The U.S. to 1877 3
MATH 1314 - College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 - Learning in a Global Context I 1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad1 3
Life & Physical Science* 3
Life & Physical Science Lab* 1
Total 17
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
MATH - Math Elective2 3
UNIV 1102 - Learning in a Global Context II 1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad1 3
Life & Physical Science* 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
Total 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
CAO III - Communication* 3
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
Language, Philosophy&Culture3 3
Creative Arts Arts* 3
General Elective4 2
Total 14
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL - Survey of Literature5 3
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
Minor/General Elective** 3
Minor/General Elective** 3
Total 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 3339 - History of English Lang 3
ENGL - Adv Amer Lit Elective6 3
Adv Minor/General Elective** 3
Adv Minor/General Elective** 3
General Elective1 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL - Adv Amer Lit Elective6 3
ENGL - Adv British Lit Elective7 3
Adv Minor/General Elective** 3
Adv General Elective1 3
Adv General Elective1 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 4301 - Shakespeare's Major Plays 3
ENGL 4399 - Senior Seminar 3
ENGL - Adv British Lit Elective7 3
Adv General Elective1 3
Adv General Elective1 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL - Language Studies5 3
Adv ENGL Elective9 3
Adv ENGL Elective9 3
Adv Minor/General Elective** 3
   
Total 12

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.
2
Math 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, except the major, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
5
Survey of Literature, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, or 2365.
6
American 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).
8
Language Studies, select 3 SCH from ENGL 3347 or 4309.
9
Advanced English electives, select 6 SCH from 3000-4000 level ENGL courses.

Note: See information on the combined BA/MA in English.

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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