This recommend sequence of courses applies to students entering the Core Curriculum and/or English major in Fall 2015 or after. Click here to download a handout version of this table.

Freshman Year
Fall Semester Credit Hrs Spring Semester Credit Hrs

Rhetoric (ENGL 115)
First-Year Seminar (CORE 100)
Second Language
Ethics as intro to Philosophy (PHIL 100)
Mathematical Perspectives
Goa (CORE 101)

3
3
3
3
3
0

Lit. and the Moral Imagination (ENGL 205)
Theological Foundations (THEO 111)
Second Language
Historical Perspectives
Philosophical Perspectives (PHIL 200)
Goa (CORE 102)

3
3
3
3
3
0

Total 15 Total 15
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester Credit Hrs Spring Semester Credit Hrs

Methods Workshop (ENGL 210)
Scientific Perspectives
Creative Perspectives**
Theological Perspectives (200+ level)
Quantitative Reasoning Flag

3
3
3
3
3

Poetry (ENGL 221)
Theory / Criticism
Natural Science
Humanities Elective
Social Science

3
3
3
3
3

Total 15 Total 15
Junior Year
Fall Semester Credit Hrs Spring Semester Credit Hrs

British Lit. (pre- or post-1800)
American Lit. (pre- or post-1900)
Oral Communications Flag**
E/RS Elective*
General Elective

3
3
3
3
3

Brit. of American Lit. (complete sequence)
Language / Linguistics
Diversity Flag**
General Electives

3
3
3
6

Total 15 Total 15
Senior Year
Fall Semester Credit Hrs Spring Semester Credit Hrs

English Electives
Writing Flag**
General Elective

6
3
6

Senior Seminar (ENGL 499)
English Elective
General Electives
CORE 499

3
3
9
0

Total 15 Total 15
*These required courses in the Core Curriculum are fulfilled with approved English courses
**These electives or flags in the Core Curriculum are fulfilled with approved English courses