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English

Bachelor of Arts in English, Language and Literature Track

The Bachelor of Arts in English with a language and literature concentration is designed for those students who want to focus on world, British, and American literature, in preparation for advanced study of literature as well as other professional careers.

Bachelor of Arts in English, Language and Literature 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication See approved list; may be met in major or other gen ed requirement
0-3
    Technology See approved list; may be met in major or other gen ed requirement 0-3
    Intensive Writing Met in major with ENGL 300 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list; 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives See approved list; could be met in major

0-3

Historical Perspectives See approved list; could be met in major

0-3

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

6

Humanities and Arts See approved list; must include 2 designators; could be partially met in major

3-6

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two
different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

(3-8)

Subtotal   29-41
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Requirements in Major (Two ENGL courses at the 500 level are required.)

42

ENGL 203 Marjo British Authors

3

 
ENGL 208 Foundations of World Literature

3

 
ENGL 211 Survey of American Literature

3

 
ENGL 291 Introduction to the English Major

3

     
ENGL 300 Approaches to Literature

3

 
ENGL 305 Shakespeare

3

 
ENGL 491 Departmental Seminar

0

 
ENGL 530 or 507 Grammar in Theory and Practice; Hist & Devel of Modern Engl

3

 
    Choose one course from the following:  

3

ENGL 312 African American Literature

3

 
ENGL 323 The Nineteenth-Century American Novel

3

 
ENGL 324 The Twentieth-Century American Novel

3

 
ENGL 504 Modern American Poetry

3

 
ENGL 515 20th-Century Southern Literature

3

 
ENGL 529 20th-Century American Fiction and Drama

3

 
   Choose one course from the following:  

3

ENGL 307 The Authurian Tradition

3

     
ENGL 319 The British Novel

3

 
ENGL 501 Modern British Poetry

3

 
ENGL 503 Major Victorian Writers

3

 
ENGL 511 Chaucer

3

 
ENGL 512 Middle English Literature (excluding Chaucer)

3

 
ENGL 513 Milton

3

 
ENGL 514 Elizabethan Literature

3

 
ENGL 520 17th-Century English Literature (exclusive of Milton)

3

 
ENGL 521 Restoration and 18th-Century English Literature

3

 
ENGL 525 Studies in Irish Literature

3

 
ENGL 527 English Romantic Poetry and Prose

3

 
 Choose two courses from the following:  

6

WRIT 300 Rhetorical Theory

3

 
WRIT 350     Introduction to Composition Theory and Pedagogy

3

     
WRIT 351 Advanced Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

3

     
WRIT 366 Technical Communication

3

 
WRIT 367 Editing for Professionals

3

     
WRIT 465  Preparation of Oral and Written Reports

3

     
WRIT 500 The Theory and Practice of Tutoring Writers

3

 
WRIT 501 Writing for New Media

3

 
WRIT 510 Topics in Writing and Rhetoric

3

 
    ENGL electives, 6 hours of which must be above 299 and ENGE 519**

9

 
Foreign Language Requirement  

0-4

Minor  

15-24

General Electives  

2-28

Total  

120

†This requirement may be met by a satisfactory score on a recognized examination or by passing any foreign language course numbered 102 or any course with 102 as a prerequisite. A maximum of one course may be applied to the Logic/Language/Semiotics Area.

**Cannot be used to meet the 500-level ENGL requirement.

The student must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours of ENGL courses in residence at Winthrop University.

Not more than 36 hours in any one subject designator may be applied toward the major for a BA degree.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

Find out more on the Department of English website.

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