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Effective Fall 2020

For graduation, an English major must attain a minimum grade point average of 2.000 in all Composition (CO) and English (E) courses.

Freshman
AUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
E 240Introduction to Poetry 3
E 270Introduction to American Literature (GT-AH2)3B3
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Arts and Humanities13B6
Biological and Physical Sciences3A7
Foreign Language2 3-5
Quantitative Reasoning1B3
 Total Credits 31-33
Sophomore
 
Select one from the following: 3
British Literature--Medieval Period to 1800 (GT-AH2)3B 
British Literature--After 1800 (GT-AH2)3B 
PHIL *** Philosophy Elective 3
Additional History Elective - select one course from the following: 3
  
HIST XXX
  
Black Cinema and Media  
History of Political Thought  
Theatre History I  
Foreign Language2 3-5
Diversity and Global Awareness3E3
Historical Perspectives3D3
Social and Behavioral Science3C3
Electives 6-8
 Total Credits 29
Junior
 
E 326Development of the English Language 3
E 341Literary Criticism and Theory4A,4B3
E 344Shakespeare 3
Select one course from the following: 3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Arts and Humanities (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3)2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Education (GT-CO3)2 
Select one course from the following: 3
Syntax and Semantics  
Phonology, Morphology, and Lexis  
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis  
Foreign Language2 5
Electives 7
 Total Credits 27
Senior
 
Select one course from the following not taken in the junior year: 3
Syntax and Semantics  
Phonology, Morphology, and Lexis  
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis  
Select one from the following: 3
Chaucer4C 
Topics in Literature and Language4C 
Foreign Language2 5
Upper-Division English/Composition3 15
Electives4 5-7
 Total Credits 31-33
 Program Total Credits: 120

Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
For graduation, an English major must attain a minimum grade point average of 2.000 in all Composition (CO) and English (E) courses.

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2) X1A3
E 270Introduction to American Literature (GT-AH2) X3B3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A3
Quantitative Reasoning X1B3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
E 240Introduction to Poetry X 3
SPCM 200Public Speaking X 3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Biological and Physical Sciences  3A4
L*** *** Foreign Language   3-5
AUCC 1B (Quantitative Reasoning) and CO 150 must be completed at the end of Semester 2.X   
 Total Credits   16-18
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
British Literature--Medieval Period to 1800 (GT-AH2) X3B 
British Literature--After 1800 (GT-AH2) X3B 
Diversity and Global Awareness  3E3
Social and Behavioral Sciences  3C3
Liberal Arts/History Elective   3
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Historical Perspectives  3D3
L*** *** Foreign Language   3-5
PHIL *** Philosophy Elective   3
Electives   3-5
AUCC 3A (Biological and Physical Sciences), AUCC 3B (Arts and Humanities), AUCC 3C (Social and Behavioral Sciences), E 240, E 270, and E 276 or E 277, plus one course of L*** *** must be completed by the end of Semester 4. X   
 Total Credits   14
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
E 341Literary Criticism and Theory X4A,4B3
E 344Shakespeare   3
Select one course from the following:   3
Writing Arguments (GT-CO3) X2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Arts and Humanities (GT-CO3) X2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Sciences (GT-CO3) X2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Social Sciences (GT-CO3) X2 
Writing in the Disciplines: Education (GT-CO3) X2 
L*** *** Foreign Language   5
 Total Credits   14
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
E 326Development of the English Language   3
Select one course from the following:   3
Syntax and Semantics X  
Phonology, Morphology, and Lexis X  
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis X  
Electives   7
 Total Credits   13
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Chaucer X4C 
Topics in Literature and Language X4C 
L*** *** Foreign Langauge   5
Upper-Division English/Composition Courses (See list on Concentration Requirements Tab)   9
 Total Credits   17
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
Select one course from the following:   3
Syntax and SemanticsX   
Phonology, Morphology, and LexisX   
Pragmatics and Discourse AnalysisX   
Upper-Division English/Composition Courses (See list on Concentration Requirements Tab)X  6
ElectivesX  5-7
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   14-16
 Program Total Credits:   120