English, BS (transition)

This program is not open for entry for the 2016–2017 year.

The Bachelor of Science in English seeks to foster an understanding and appreciation of the English language through the study of literature and writing in order to promote critical thinking and strong interpersonal communication skills. The program also provides students with a strong background in the liberal arts and science, as well as the opportunity to minor in an area of particular interest.

With strong writing and communications skills and a broad liberal arts and studies background, graduates have the opportunity to pursue careers in areas such as public relations, social media, marketing, and sales in private industry, government agencies, and nonprofits.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Courses

30 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core3
PHL 2120Ethical Issues in Communication3
Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core3
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2310Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences3
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools

Foundation Courses

18 semester hours required

Humanities Electives
Complete 15 semester hours of humanities and social science electives from the following subject areas:15
ANT, CJS, HST, HSV, POL, PSY, SOC, ART, CMN, ENG, JRN, PHL, TCC, or a modern foreign language, excluding ENG
History Requirement
HST 1100History of the World 1: Prehistory to the Renaissance3
or HST 1150 History of the World 2: From Renaissance to the Present

Major Courses

51 semester hours required

Required Courses
ENG 3260Writing to Inform and Persuade3
ENG 2230English Literature 13
ENG 2231English Literature 23
ENG 2450American Literature 13
ENG 2451American Literature 23
ENG 3440Western World Literature3
Complete one of the following:3
Writing for Young Readers
Writing Poetry
Writing Fiction
Writing Nonfiction
ENG 4455Topics in Shakespeare3
Major Elective Courses
Complete 24 semester hours of ENG electives.24
Senior Project
ENG 4991Research1-4


Complete a minimum of 21 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.