Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

English, B.A.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: School of Arts and Sciences

  1. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. See “General Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree .”
  2. Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts.
    1. 6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language
  3. General Requirements:
    1. Lower Division - Speech ^, Computer Literacy ^
    2. Upper Division - ENGL 3430 Professional Writing ;
  4. Concentrations:
  • English:  33 credits in English

Sophomore Survey Courses (6 hours):

ENGL 2316 Introduction to Literature 
ENGL 2332 World Literature: Ancient to Renaissance 
ENGL 2333 World Literature: European Renaissance era to the Modern Era  

Period Courses (6 hours):

ENGL 3311 Shakespeare 
ENGL 3320 19th Century American Literature 
ENGL 3321 20th Century American Literature 
ENGL 3324 21st Century Language 
ENGL 3326 British Literature   

Understanding Language (3 hours) 

ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language 
ENGL 3312 Grammar and Rhetoric  

Theoretical Frames (3 hours)

ENGL 3325 Literary Theory 
ENGL 3329 Introduction to Cultural Studies 
ENGL 4330 Critical Studies in Race, Class, and Gender  

Genre/Theme Courses (6 hours)

ENGL 3313 Poetry and Poetics 
ENGL 3316 Narrative Fiction 
ENGL 3335 Studies in Ethnic Literature 
ENGL 3337 Studies in World Literature  

UD Electives (9 hours):

​​​​ENGL 3315 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing 
ENGL 3318 Introduction to Fiction Writing 
ENGL 3319 Introduction to Poetry Writing 
ENGL 3328 Introduction to Screenwriting 
ENGL 4300 Selected Topics in Language and Literature 
ENGL 4323 Literature for Writers 
ENGL 4331 Medieval and Renaissance Literature 
ENGL 4332 Greek and Roman Literature 
ENGL 4333 Asian Literature 
ENGL 4315 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4318 Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4319 Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4328 Advanced Screenwriting Workshop    ​​

  • Creative Writing: 33 credits in English

Required courses (6 hours)

ENGL 2313 Introduction to Creative Writing 
ENGL 4323 Literature for Writers  

Intro/Survey Courses (3 hours)

ENGL 2316 Introduction to Literature 
ENGL 2332 World Literature: Ancient to Renaissance 
ENGL 2333 World Literature: European Renaissance era to the Modern Era   

Introductory Writing Courses (6 hours)

ENGL 3315 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing 
ENGL 3318 Introduction to Fiction Writing 
ENGL 3319 Introduction to Poetry Writing 
ENGL 3328 Introduction to Screenwriting  

Understanding Language (3 hours)

ENGL 3310 Introduction to the Study of Language 
ENGL 3312 Grammar and Rhetoric  

Advanced Writing Courses (6 hours)

ENGL 4315 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4318 Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4319 Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop 
ENGL 4328 Advanced Screenwriting Workshop  

Genre/Theme Courses (3 hours)

ENGL 3313 Poetry and Poetics 
ENGL 3316 Narrative Fiction 
ENGL 3335 Studies in Ethnic Literature 
ENGL 3337 Studies in World Literature  

UD Electives (6 hours)

ENGL 4300 Selected Topics in Language and Literature 
ENGL 4331 Medieval and Renaissance Literature 
ENGL 4332 Greek and Roman Literature 
ENGL 4333 Asian Literature  

  5.  Students seeking secondary certification should see the section on ” Secondary Education Teacher Certification Programs ”.

  6.  Free electives - Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirements and the 36 semester hours of upper division courses.

These requirements are summarized below:

Core Curriculum Requirements


(42 total core hours required).

  • Core 010 Communication
  • Core 020 Mathematics
  • Core 030 Life and Physical Science
  • Core 040 Language, Philosophy and Culture
  • Core 050 Creative Arts
  • Core 060 American History
  • Core 070 Government/Political Science
  • Core 080 Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Speech
  • Core 090 Component Area Option: Computer Literacy

Plan Program Requirements


General


Concentration - Creative Writing


Free Electives


(to fulfill hours requirements)

Total: 120 s.h.


Total must be minimum of 120 s.h. with minimum of 36 s.h. at upper division level.
Students seeking secondary certification may be required to take additional hours.
^ May be satisfied within core curriculum. However, 3 semester hours of both speech and computer literacy/proficiency are still required even if the student is certified as core complete by way of transfer from a Texas public community college or public university.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: School of Arts and Sciences