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    Jun 19, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English with a concentration in Language Arts, BA

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The English department plays a pivotal role in developing a student’s writing and critical analysis skills. While pursuing the Bachelor of Arts with a major in English, you can choose from concentrations in literature, writing and rhetoric, creative writing, and language arts with secondary teacher certification.


Degree requirements

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “General University Requirements” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences requirements.

Language Arts concentration, 24 hours

Also satisfies teacher certification.

No fewer than three 4000-level courses must be included in the 24 hours.

Other course requirements




Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.


Other requirements

A minimum grade of C in each is required for all English/linguistics courses counting toward the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in English and a concentration in language arts.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all English/linguistics courses is required for graduation.

Students must also complete teacher certification requirements .


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