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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English (B.A., B.S.)

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The English major, leading to the B.A. or B.S. degrees, provides the foundation for a variety of careers. In addition to training students for positions that call primarily for language skills, the English major is a fine preparation for any work where the ability to think independently and creatively is valued.

  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core ) 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1

English Major

Lower Division Major Requirements: 3 Credit Hours

Upper Division Major Requirements: 33 Credit Hours

Major Electives

Foreign Language (6-8 Hours)

Minor Required


Students majoring in English must take an exit exam during the last semester before graduation.

English with Teacher Licensure Specialization

This program satisfies Tennessee guidelines for secondary school licensure.

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