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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English (B.A.)

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Bulletin/Catalog Year 2019-2020

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 3

Total Hours 21

Major Guided Electives

Total Hours 18-20

Total Hours 42-44


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

Total Hours 18 (as per University guidelines)


Education Concentration

Total Hours 3

Total Hours 24

Concentration Electives

Total Hours 18-20


Additional Requirements

  • Praxis II required testing: English Content Exam Test Code 5038 (ETS), minimum score 167
  • edTPA required score of 42/75
  • Exit exam is required

Total Program Hours 120

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