2014-2015 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, within the College of Arts and Sciences, the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business or the College of Education.
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, except the major, outside the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.
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: 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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