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2013-2014 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of English

English (B.A.)



Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the English Major: 52 semester hours

English Major Requirements


One additional course in writing, chosen from:


  • Any 4000-level course in creative writing (note prerequisites).  Credits: 3

Group 3 - Breadth in Historical Literary Studies (15 credits).


A. Literature before 1800. Two of:


  • Courses in Group 5 when so designated by the Department Chair in consultation with the instructor.

B. Nineteenth Century. One of:


  • Courses in Group 5 when so designated by the Department Chair in consultation with the instructor.

C. Twentieth Century and After. One of:


  • Courses in Group 5 when so designated by the Department Chair in consultation with the instructor.

D. Major Author Study. One of:


  • Courses in Group 5 when so designated by the Department Chair in consultation with the instructor.

Group 4 - Capstone Courses (6 credits)


English Electives (15 credits)


Five additional courses in English, chosen from any of the above or from Group 5. General Education courses are excluded, except for ENG 2009G/ENG 2099G, ENG 2011G/ENG 2091G, and ENG 3009G/ENG3099G. English majors (non-teacher certification) are required to select 2 of the 5 elective courses at the 3000 level or above. Two courses in a single foreign language may be counted if numbered 2000 or above, not taught in English, and not offered for Gen Ed credit.

Group 5 - English Electives


Footnotes:


Concurrent or prior registration in ENG 2205 is strongly recommended for majors in all courses at the 2000-level or above. 

Except for ENG 2009G/ENG 2099G, ENG 2011G/ENG 2091G, and ENG 3009G/ENG3099G, English courses in the General Education Program do not fulfill requirements in the English major or minors. (Major GPA based on all English courses taken at EIU except ENG 0990, 0995, 1000, 1001G, 1002G, 1091G, 1092G, and General Education courses other than ENG 2009G/ENG 2099G, ENG 2011G/ENG 2091G, and ENG 3009G/ENG3099G.)