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Bachelor of Arts, Language Arts Major (B.A.)

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 EDUCATION section of this catalog.

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

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
TRE 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 EDUCATION section.