Requirements for the English Major

Core Curriculum Requirements - 64 hours, including:

  • Literature requirement included with the major

Major Requirements - 36 hours of English courses

  • ENGL 115
  • ENGL 205 - Major's section
  • ENGL 221
  • ENGL 302 or 303
  • ENGL 499
  • Seven upper-level electives (300-498) including one each in Shakespeare, British literature, American literature, and linguistics/English language

A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the English courses




Undergraduates who wish to be certified as teachers of English on the secondary level are advised to consult with the Chair of the English Department and with the Office of Teacher Education and Placement regarding specific requirements for teacher certification.