Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

English, Three-year Advanced Track (B.A.)


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Sarah Canfield, Assistant Professor of English
Gregory Hall, Room 154, (540) 535-3557, [email protected]

In order to earn a B.A. in English, students must complete, in three years, all requirements for General Education, the English major and a minor or second major. The College of Arts & Sciences also requires second-year foreign language competency. Many students opt to fulfill some of their General Education requirements during summer semesters. The university requires that 24 of the last 30 credit hours earned must be taken at SU.

Courses Required for the English Major


Four Introductory (200-level) Survey Courses from:


(At least one of these courses must be ENG 263  or ENG 283 )

Total: 12 credits


Gateway Course:


Total: 3 credits


Seven Intermediate (300-level) and Advanced (400-level) Electives


(ENG 201 Advanced Essay  or ENG 210 Modern Grammar  may apply)
(Other ENG 399 Topics in English  or ENG 475 Independent Study  courses may apply)

Total: 21 credits


Overlay Requirements:


Of the seven intermediate and advanced elective courses, take:

Total: 39 credits


Course Map


1st Year


Total: 31-40 credits


2nd Year


  • ENG 263 British Literature I Credit(s): 3
  • or

  • ENG 283 American Literature I Credit(s): 3
  •  

  • ENG 2xx Introductory Level Survey course Credit(s): 3
  • ENG Overlay Requirement courses Credit(s): 6
  • ENG Intermediate or Advanced Electives Credit(s): 6
  • 201/202 Foreign Language Credit(s): 3-6 (Arts & Sciences requirement)
  • Gen Ed requirements Credit(s): 6-7
  • Courses for second major or minor Credit(s): 6

Total: 33-40 credits


3rd Year


  • ENG 497 Capstone Portfolio Credit(s): 3
  • or

  • ENG 498 Capstone Essay Credit(s): 3
  •  

  • ENG Overlay Requirement course Credit(s): 3
  • ENG Intermediate or Advanced Electives Credit(s): 6
  • Gen Ed requirements Credit(s): 3-4
  • Courses for second major or minor Credit(s): 12
  • Electives Credit(s): 6-12

Total: 33-40 credits


Program Total: Variable, at least 120


Requirement for Graduation: 120 credits


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