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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English (B.A.)

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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2017-2018

College of Arts and Letters

Languages and Literature

Location: Harned Hall, 115
Phone: (931) 221-7891

Description of Major

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.

General Education Core

  Credit Hours
see Common Core 41
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement 1
Foreign Language 6

Major Core Requirements

Total Hours 36

Lower Division Courses

Total Hours 3

Total Hours 21

Upper Division Courses with Department Appproval

Select four (4) upper division English courses approved by the department

Total Hours 12

Total Hours 12


A minor is required for this degree path but there is not a required/specific minor.

Total Hours 18 (as per University guidelines)

Total Program Hours 120

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