BA in English -Literature Emphasis

Core Requirements – 70-76 hours

Christian Literacy – (18-24 hours)

Lower Level Courses

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Upper Level Courses

  • BI 3311 Marriage and Family
  • BI 4311 Christian Cultural Heritage
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)
  • BI Elective (2/3 hours)

Christian Heritage Literacy – (12 hours)

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III
  • HU 2320 American Cultural Heritage

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy – (10 hours)

  • Mathematics Requirement: MH 1338 Finite Mathematics or higher
  • Physical Science Requirement: a Physical Science, Chemistry, or Physics course
  • Natural Science Requirement: one course from Biology
  • Scientific Laboratory Requirement: one scientific laboratory companion course for either the course taken for the Physical Science requirement or the Natural Science requirement.

Information and Communication Literacy – (21 hours)

Composition and Literature

  • EH 1301 English Composition I
  • EH 1302 English Composition II
  • EH 2301 or EH 2303

Communication

EH 1303 Speech Communication

Technology (one from the following list)

  • CA 1302 Computer Applications
  • CS 2305 Intro to Computer Science & Programming
  • INF 1300 Information Research and Strategies
  • ED 2325 Technology in the Classroom [required for students seeking ED degrees]

Foreign Language

6 hours in a given foreign language. Students pursuing a BA degree in English who have not earned six (6) hours or more of foreign language credit at the college level may meet this requirement by achieving a passing score on a nationally administered standardized exam in foreign language. Otherwise students will need to take six (6) hours or more in a given foreign language.

Personal and Social Literacy – (10 hours)

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness
  • FE 1100 Freshman Experience
  • PE Activity – Two one-hour activity courses
  • Social Science: PY 1310 Introduction to Psychology
  • FASL 1090 Service-learning Course I
  • FASL 2090 Service-learning Course II
  • FASL 3090 Service-learning Course III
  • FASL 4190 Service-learning Course IV – Counts as a one-hour course

Requirements for Literature Track – 45 hours

  • EH 2301 Survey English Lit I or EH 2303 Survey American Lit I – 3 hours
  • EH 3365 American Writers Since 1800 – 3 hours
  • EH 3375 British Writers Since 1800 – 3 hours
  • EH 4313 Shakespeare – 3 hours
  • EH 4351 Studies in the English Language – 3 hours
  • EH 4301 Literary Criticism – 3 hours
  • EH 3301 Advanced Composition – 3 hours
  • EH 3300 Creative Writing – 3 hours
  • EH 3301 Introduction to Philosophy – 3 hours
  • EH 4361/62/63/64 Special Topics – 3 hours
  • EH 4333 Chaucer & Medieval Literature – 3 hours
  • EH 4325 Studies in the Novel – 3 hours
  • EH 4312 Internship – 3 hours

Electives – 15 hours

Total Hours – 125-130 hours