Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, BA (42-303) (4 Year Guide)


This guide is valid for this Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. The time it takes to complete a degree and the sequence in which courses are taken will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on placement in math and writing. See the current Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.

Suggested Schedule - Literature Track


Freshman Year - Fall Semester - Literature Track


  • Modern Language Requirement (3) *
  • General Education - Fine Arts (3)
  • General Education - Mathematical Sciences (3)
  • General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences I (3)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Freshman Year - Spring Semester - Literature Track


  • Modern Language Requirement (3) *
  • General Education - Managing Information (2)
  • General Education - Natural Science with a Lab (4)
  • General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences II (3)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester - Literature Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Spring Semester - Literature Track


  • ENGL 2000-4000 Elective (if ENGL 2220  is chosen, this can also count in the BA Modern Language Requirement*) (3)
  • Minor Coursework (3)
  • Modern Language Requirement (3) *
  • Minor Coursework/Free Electives (3)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Fall Semester - Literature Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Spring Semester - Literature Track


  • ENGL 4XXX Area Course Selection (6) ***
  • Minor Coursework (6)
  • Free Electives (3)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Fall Semester - Literature Track


  • ENGL 4XXX Area Course Selection (3) ***
  • Upper-Level (3000/4000) ENGL Elective (3)
  • Minor Coursework (3)
  • Minor Coursework/Free Electives (6)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Spring Semester - Literature Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Suggested Schedule - Creative Writing Track


Freshman Year - Fall Semester - Creative Writing Track


  • Modern Language Requirement (3) *
  • General Education - Fine Arts (3)
  • General Education - Mathematical Sciences (3)
  • General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences I (3)

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Freshman Year - Spring Semester - Creative Writing Track


  • Modern Language Requirement (3) *
  • General Education - Managing Information (2)
  • General Education - Natural Science with a Lab (4)
  • General Education - Social/Behavioral Sciences II (3) 

Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Fall Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year - Spring Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Fall Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Junior Year - Spring Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Fall Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


Senior Year - Spring Semester - Creative Writing Track


Semester Total: 15 Hours


English Major, BA Degree - 120 hours


  • * Refer to the Bachelor’s Degree Requirements section of the catalog for the BA Modern Language Requirements. This plan is based on 6 hours of modern language and 3 hours of ENGL 2220 - Introduction to World Literature GE (3) .
  • ** UNIV 1400  is a free choice elective and is highly recommended for academic success.
  • *** Students must complete 15 credit hours (5 classes) from five different areas. One course must be chosen from each of the five areas: Medieval or Renaissance Literature, 17th and 18th Century Literature, 19th Century Literature, 20th and  21st Century Literature, and Traditionally Underrepresented Literature. See the Undergraduate Catalog for the choices that fulfill this requirement.
  • This guide is based on a 15 hour minor. The number of free choice electives required will depend on the minor chosen.