The Bachelor of Arts with a language arts major requires a minimum of 39 credit hours (at least 20 at the 300 level) in the major and completion of the components described below. The Bachelor of Arts degree also requires a minor and completion of elective courses as required. Please see the Teacher Certification section of this catalog.
A. General Education Requirements
See page 48.
B. Required Courses (21 credits):
ENG 160 Introduction to Literature
ENG 205 Children’s Literature
ENG 260 Approaches to Literary Studies
ENG 314 Literary Theory and Criticism
ENG 317 The English Language: History, Structure, and Grammar
ENG 496 Senior Seminar
DAN 161 Introduction to Acting
Two of the following (6 credits):
ENG 207 Introduction to Mass Media
ENG 264 Introduction to Creative Writing
ENG 275 Introduction to Classical Mythology and Literature
Two of the following:
ENG 301 British Literature 1
ENG 302 British Literature 2
ENG 310 American Literature I
ENG 311 American Literature II
Two additional 300-level literature courses
Please see additional requirements, including ENG 348, Teaching Writing and Speaking, in the Teacher Certification section of this catalog.