B.A. in English Studies / Integrated Concentration (61 credits)
English Studies majors choose among four concentrations: Integrated, Writing, Linguistics, and Literature.
English Studies: Integrated Concentration Major and Minor
Major: Foundations Courses (see below) plus Integrated Studies Concentrations
Before taking the Foundations courses, students should have the General Education writing requirement completed, and one lower-division Literature course before LIT 317 (recommended: LIT 201 or LIT 202).
One upper-division LING
One lower-division or upper-division WR [above 122]
One upper-division WR
Pick one from:
LIT 204-205-206 Survey of British Literature
LIT 253-254 Survey of American Literature
Six upper-division electives from any English Studies area (24)
*at least two from 400’s.
Minor: (24 Credits)
*May not combine with major in any English Studies concentration
Two lower-division or upper-division courses from English Studies fields
Four additional upper-division courses from English Studies fields
English Studies Foundations Courses
Before taking the Foundations courses, students should have the General Education writing requirement completed, and one lower-division Literature course before LIT 317 (LIT 201 or LIT 202 recommended)
ENG 498 Senior Capstone (1) [Not required for Language Arts Secondary Education majors]
LING 310 Introduction to Linguistics
LIT 317 Introduction to Literary Study I
WR 230 Introduction to Writing Studies
- Develop a broad grasp of the linguistic, literary, and rhetorical components of English as a field of study.
- Analyze how varied uses of the English language have contributed to American and global cultures.
- Apply theories and research methods as appropriate to analyze and produce texts for a variety of purposes.