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ENGLISH MAJOR

Freshman Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                    

Language 101 (4 hrs)            

ENGL 209: Major British Writers (3 hrs)            

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)             

Total: 16 hours

Spring

Language 102 (4 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Sophomore Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                     

ENGL 211: American Lit I (3 hrs)               

English Elective (3 hrs)            

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)            

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 212: American Lit II (3 hrs)

English Elective (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Junior Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                         

ENGL: 206 World Literature (3 hrs)           

English Elective (3 hrs)         

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)           

Total: 16 hours

Spring

English Elective (3 hrs)

English Elective (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Senior Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                         

ENGL 404: Literary Criticism (3 hrs)             

Liberal Studies and Electives (13 hrs)         

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 301: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev. of the English Language (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

*Please note that ENGL206, 209, 210, 211, 212, 301, 302, and 404 are alternate year courses. Be sure to take them in a timely fashion the year they are offered.

ENGLISH MAJOR WITH WRITING EMPHASIS

Freshman Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                         

Language 101 (4 hrs)           

ENGL 209: Major British Writers I (3 hrs)          

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)             

Total: 16 hours

Spring

Language 102 (4 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Sophomore Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                        

ENGL 211: American Lit I (3 hrs)         

English or Creative Writing Elective (3 hrs)            

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 212: American Lit. II (3 hrs)

English or Creative Writing Elective (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Junior Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                        

ENGL: 206 World Literature (3 hrs)        

English or Creative Writing Elective (3 hrs)            

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)           

Total: 16 hours

Spring

English Elective (3 hrs)

English or Creative Writing Elective (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Senior Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                         

ENGL 404: Literary Criticism (3 hrs)          

Liberal Studies and Electives (13 hrs)       

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 310: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

*Please note that ENGL206, 209, 210, 211, 212, 301, 302, and 404 are alternate year courses. Be sure to take them in a timely fashion the year they are offered.

ENGLISH EDUCATION MAJOR

Freshman Year (32 hours)

Fall                                                    

Language 101 (4 hrs)          

ENGL 209: Major British Writers I (3 hrs)          

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)         

Total: 16 hours

Spring

Language 102 (4 hrs)

ENGL 210: Major British Writers II or ENGL 206: World Lit (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Sophomore Year (33 hours)

Fall                                                        

ENGL 211: American Lit I (3 hrs)             

English Elective (3 hrs)         

EDUC 208: Found & History (3 hrs)          

Liberal Studies and Electives (7 hrs)              

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 212: American Lit II (3 hrs)

EDUC 210: Instructional Technology (2 hrs)

EDUC 244: Developmental Psychology (3 hrs)

Liberal Studies and Electives (9 hrs)

Total: 17 hours

Junior Year (33 hours)

Fall                                                    

ENGL 245: Literature for Young Adults (3 hrs)        

English Elective (3 hrs)         

EDUC 400: Methods (2 hrs)       

EDUC 385: Reading in Content Area (2 hrs)            

Liberal Studies and Electives (6 hrs)            

Total: 16 hours

Spring

ENGL 301: Shakespeare (3 hrs)

ENGL 302: History and Dev (3 hrs)

EDUC 250: Exceptional Ind (3 hrs)

EDUC 315: Educational Psychology** (3 hrs)

EDUC 380: Classroom Management (2 hrs)

EDUC 415: Methods of Teaching English (3 hrs)

Total: 17 hours

Senior Year (28 hours)

Fall                                                      

ENGL 404: Literary Criticism (3 hrs)          

ENGL 380: English Lang: Grammar (3 hrs)           

Liberal Studies and Electives (10 hrs)

Total: 16 hours

Spring

EDUC 470: Clinical Practice (10 hrs)

EDUC 438: Clinical Seminar (2 hrs)

Total: 12 hours

*Please note that ENGL206, 209, 210, 211, 212, 301, 302, and 404 are alternate year courses. Be sure to take them in a timely fashion the year they are offered.

**EDUC 315 can also be taken the summer before senior year.