The program in English is designed to provide freshman-level and sophomore-level courses required of most students majoring in English or English education. The student should consult the catalog of the college or university of his/her choice for information on the specific requirements of that institution. Students planning to major in English can benefit from any additional study in writing, language, and other areas of the humanities and fine arts.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Freshman Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 – English I:Composition 3
FREN 1010 – 1st Year French I or SPAN 1010 1st Year Spanish I 4
Freshman Foundations 1
MATH 1000 – Problem Solving or MATH 1400 – Pre-Calculus Algebra 3-4
Constitutional Requirements 3
Total Credit Hours: 14-15

Freshman Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
Social & Cultural Awareness 3
ENGL 2020 – Introduction to Literature 3
FREN 1020 – 1st Year French II or SPAN 1020 – 1st Year Spanish II 4
Physical Education Activity 1
Lab Science 4
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year – Fall Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 2425 – Literatures in English I or ENGL 2430 – Literatures in English II or ENGL 2435 – Literatures in English III 3
Arts & Humanities 3
Arts & Humanities or Social & Cultural Awareness 3
*Approved Electives 6
Total Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year – Spring Semester

Class Credit Hours
ENGL 2425 – Literatures in English I or ENGL 2430 – Literatures in English II or ENGL 2435 – Literatures in English III 3
PSYC 1000 – General Psychology 3
*Approved Electives 10
Outcomes Assessment: Choice of Research Project, Journal, or Essay
Total Credit Hours: 16