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Advising

Planning for Spring 2018

The official advising period for Spring 2018 will take place between Monday, October 23rd, and Friday, November 3rd.  You should be contacted by your faculty advisor no later than Friday, October 13th, to schedule an appointment.  You can find your faculty advisor by logging into iROAR or downloading the PDF here. 

Prior to your appointment, you should review your progress towards your degree by logging into DegreeWorks through iROAR.  You may also want to determine which courses of interest that fulfill remaining requirements for you are being offered in the upcoming semester. Please note that what you see now is subject to change.

Following your appointment, you should identify your specific registration time by following the instructions located here.  Registration for classes begins on Monday, November 6th.

Advising Resources

Click here to download the New (2016-17) Majors Worksheet ("Purple Sheet")

Click here to download the Course Substitution Form.

Click here to download the Fall 2017 Course Descriptions

Click here to download the Fall 2017 Quick Reference Guide

Click here to download the Spring  2018  Course Descriptions

English Major Curriculum 

General Education (GED) and B.A. Requirements (48 hours)

Communication-6 hours

  • Composition (ENGL 1030)-3 hours
  • Oral Communication (COMM 1500 or 2500)- 3 hours

Mathematical, Scientific, and Technological Literacy-10 hours
Complete list of options in Undergraduate Announcements:

  • Mathematics (options include EX ST 2220*; MTHSC 1010, 1020, 1060) – 3 hours
  • Natural Science with Lab (options include ASTR 1010/1030, 1020/1040; BIOL 1200/1210, 1200/1220, 1200/1230, 1200/1240; CH 1010, 1020, 1050*, 1060*; GEOL 1010/1030; PHYS 2070/2090) – 4 hours
  • Mathematics or Natural Science (additional GED math or science, with or without lab; options include BIOSC 2000*) – 3 hours
    *Course also fulfills Science & Technology in Society (STS) requirement

Arts and Humanities—6 hours

  • Literature (ENGL 2120) – 3 hours
  • Non-Literature (PHIL 1010, 1020, 1030) – 3 hours

Social Sciences—6 hours

  • HIST 1730 – 3 hours
  • Non-history course listed in Undergraduate Announcements (options include ANTH 2010; ECON 2000, 2110; GEOG 1010, 1030, 1060; PO SC 1010, 1020, 1040; PSYCH 2010; SOC 2010) – 3 hours

Cross-Cultural Awareness—3 hours

  • HIST 1720 – 3 hours

Science and Technology in Society—3 hours

  • If not satisfied by Requirement II, then course listed in Undergraduate Announcements – 3 hours

Foreign Language—14 hours
Through 2020-level in the same language; typically satisfied by one of two sequences:

  • 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020 – 14 hours; OR
  • 1040*, 2010, 2020 (Option in French, German, & Spanish only) – 14 hours
    *Students who complete 1040 with a C or better can apply for 4 additional credits

Major Requirements (48 hours)

Core Requirements (33 Hours)

  • ENGL 3100 – 3 hours
  • Literature Survey Requirement: Two courses from ENGL 3960, 3970, 3980, and 3990  taken in any order and any combination – 6 hours
  • Shakespeare: ENGL 4110 – 3 hours
  • Language, Criticism, Theory: ENGL 4000, 4010, 4350, 4360, 4400, 4910, or 4920 – 3 hours
  • Advanced Writing: ENGL 3040, 3120, 3140, 3450, 3460, 3470, or 3480 – 3 hours
  • Diversity: ENGL 353, 380, 4190, 4560, 4820, 4830 – 3 hours
  • Elective: 4000-level ENGL elective – 3 hours
  • Capstone Seminar: ENG 4960 – 3 hours
  • Fine Arts: AAH 1010; ART 2100; ENGL 3570; HUM 3010, 3020, 3060; MUSIC 2100, 3110, 4150, 4160; or THEA 2100 – 3 hours
  • History or Philosophy: 3000- or 4000-level HIST or PHIL course – 3 hours
Literature Emphasis Area (15 Hours)
  • Literature I: ENGL 4030, 4070, 4080, 4100, 4140, 4200, 4270, 4290, 4440, 4630 – 3 hours
  • Literature II: ENGL 4150, 4160, 4170, 4180, 4210, 4250, 4260, 4640 – 3 hours
  • Literature III: ENGL 4280, 4300, 4310, 4320, 4330, 4340, 4550, 4650 – 3 hours
  • Two Electives: Additional 3000- or 4000-level ENGL electives – 6 hours 

WPS Emphasis Area (15 Hours)

  • Internship: ENGL 4990 – 3 hours
  • Language, Criticism, Theory: Additional course from ENGL 4000, 4010, 4350, 4360, 4400, 4910, 4920 – 3 hours
  • Advanced Writing: Additional course from ENG 3040, 3120, 3140, 3450, 3460, 3470, 3480, 4450, 4460, 4470, 4480 beyond the GED requirement – 3 hours
  • Writing and Publication Studies: Two courses from ENGL 3320, 3870, 4410, 4600, 4750, 4780, 4890, 4950 – 6 hours

Minor Requirements (15 Hours)

Electives (9 Hours)