Six additional courses (18 credit hours) at the 300- and 400-level, of which at least six credit hours must be at the 400-level. While a concentration in the major is not required, some students may elect to fulfill either a literature or writing concentration.*
*Optional Literature Concentration
18 credit hours of electives at the 300- and 400-level must include at least 12 credit hours in literature, including:
A maximum of six credit hours may be earned in English department practica. The practica credits do not count towards the major or minor; however, these credits do count towards graduation.
Secondary Education Certification in English Language Arts Requirements:
English Studies major with Secondary Education Supplemental major: A typical student will need over 120 total credit hours to complete this degree. Within the coursework required for the English Studies major, students seeking Secondary Education certification in Language Arts must fulfill the following specific requirements: