Students majoring in English enter a course of study leading to either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. The Bachelor of Arts requires the study of a non-English modern or classical language through the intermediate (204) level. The English program offers majors and minors with emphases in Literature, Creative Writing, Rhetoric and Writing, and English Teaching. In cooperation with the College of Business, the English program also offers a Minor in Entrepreneurship for English Majors. A student who is not an English major or minor may earn a writing concentration certificate by completing 15 hours of advanced writing courses.
English in the University Core Curriculum
English courses meet several criteria in the University Core Curriculum, depending on the particular content of the course.
English courses which meet the University Core Curriculum Goal A1—Composition/Speech—are:
English courses which meet the University Core Curriculum Goal B2—The Arts include the following:
English courses which meet other University Core Curriculum goals are:
Goal C2—Individual Development/Social Behavior:
Goal C5—Global Communities: