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BA - English with Literature Concentration


Curriculum Requirements:

I. General Education [48 semester hours] 
II.    Major Requirements [39 semester hours]
    A. Foundations Course [3 semester hours] 
         ENGL 209 Foundation for Literary Study (3)
    B. Cluster A Courses (6 semester hours) 
         Choose two (at least one at 200-level) from:
         ENGL 260 Literature of the Ancient & Classical Worlds (3)
         ENGL 261 Medieval & Renaissance Literature (3)
         ENGL 325 Literature of the Bible I (3)
         ENGL 326 Literature of the Bible II (3)
         ENGL 332-334 Topics in Medieval & Renaissance Literature (3)
         ENGL 388 Mythology (3)
         ENGL 389 World Mythologies (3)
         ENGL 411, 412 Medieval & Renaissance Authors (3)
    C. Cluster B Courses [6 semester hours]
         Choose two (at least one at 200-level) from:
         ENGL 241 English Literature from Chaucer to Milton (3)
         ENGL 242 English Literature from Swift to the Moderns (3)
         ENGL 335-337 Topics in British Literature (3)
         ENGL 413, 414 British Authors (3)
    D. Cluster C Courses [6 semester hours] 
         Choose two (at least one at 200-level) from:
         ENGL 201 American Literature Survey I (1620-1914) (3)
         ENGL 202 American Literature Survey II (1914-Present) (3)
         ENGL 309 African-American Literature I (3)
         ENGL 310 African-American Literature II (3)
         ENGL 338-340 Topics in American Literature (3)
         ENGL 415, 416 American Authors (3)
    E. Literature Electives [12 semester hours]
         Choose four additional literature courses at 300 or 400 level.
    F. Capstone Courses [6 semester hours]
         ENGL 489 Modern Critical Theory (3)
         ENGL 499 Thesis Seminar in Literature (3)
III.    Free Electives [33 semester hours]
    TOTAL: 120 semester hours

Note: A minimum of 40% (48 semester hours) of the entire program must be upper level courses (200 and above).

To graduate with a BA in English, students must earn at least a C+ curriculum average in Major courses, a grade of C or better in each prerequisite course, and a B or better in the pertinent Thesis Seminar.


  

Chairperson:

Thomas Lipinski
Centennial Hall 230
295 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA  16444
Phone:  814-732-1555
Email:  tlipinski@edinboro.edu

 

Department Office:

Ms. Reneé Pistory
Centennial Hall 322
295 Meadville Street
Edinboro, PA  16444
Phone:  814-732-2736
Fax:  814-732-2189