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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

English, B.A.


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Computer Requirement:


To satisfy the computer requirement for the B.A. degree in English a student must successfully complete ENG 204  or ENG 205 .

Oral Communication Requirement:


To satisfy the oral communication requirement for the B.A. degree in English a student must successfully complete ENG 495  or ENG 496 .

Applied Learning Requirement:


To satisfy the applied-learning requirement for the B.A. degree in English a student must successfully complete one of the following courses: ENG 204 , ENG 205 , ENG 311 , ENG 319 , ENG 491 , ENG 495 , ENG 496 , ENG 498 , ENG 499 ; or EDN 402 , EDN 408 , EDN 409 .

Requirements for a Major in English for the B.A. Degree:


An overall average of “C” (2.00) or better is required among courses taken to satisfy the requirements of the major.

Literary Studies Option:


This option cultivates students‘ intellectual curiosity and knowledge of various literatures, critical theories and the heterogeneous nature of today‘s textual productions. Within our courses, students hone their analytical skills through close, critical reading of primary and secondary texts; learn research and technological skills; and sharpen their writing and communication skills.

6 hours in Anglo-American Literary History:

Additional Information:


No more than 12 hours may be at the 200 level. University studies English courses may count toward either university studies or the English major, but not both.

Professional Writing Option


This option prepares students to analyze and address a variety of writing situations, to read texts critically, and to write in an effective, informed, and ethical manner in a range of organizational contexts. Many courses incorporate technologies for writing, research, and communication.

3 hours in Rhetorical Theory:

One course from the following:

Additional Information:


No more than 12 hours may be at the 200 level.

Teacher Licensure Option


This option prepares students to teach English at the secondary level and to make contributions as active professionals.

Additional Information:


No more than 12 hours may be at the 200 level. Students must take at least one course from the early survey courses (ENG 211 , ENG 223  and ENG 225 ) and at least one course from the later survey courses (ENG 212 , ENG 224  and ENG 226 ).

For information on admissions criteria for the Teacher Education Program and the courses required for licensure in North Carolina, see the –Watson College of Education  section of this catalogue. Students planning to pursue licensure should apply to the Watson College of Education as soon as admissions requirements are met (typically in the sophomore year) and plan their programs in regular consultation with their advisors. Teacher licensure requirements are established at the state level and may be changed by the state at any time.

Total: 42 hours


Courses in Other Departments:


Up to 6 hours of appropriate courses from outside the department may be counted toward the major or minor.

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