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
- Foundations Courses
- Learning Outcomes
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 basic understanding of the nature of language and of the appropriate methods for language inquiry /analysis.
- Develop the skills required to write persuasive, coherent explications of literary texts, to appropriately support arguments with both primary and secondary source material and to properly employ the conventions of documentation for writing effective critical essays.
- Develop familiarity with the key issues in writing studies.