Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts in English

Core Curriculum Requirement

10 - English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20 - Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Math or Higher

30 - Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

40 - Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Humanities, Literature, PHIL, Modern or Classical Lit.

50 - Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM

60 - American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 - Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 - Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

90 - Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  •  SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC or BCIS

Major Requirements

BA General Program Requirements – 25 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 – Professional Writing
  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321 (CORE)
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 (CORE)
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • HUMA 4324, 4316, 4318 - Gender Studies, Critical Studies in Race, Class & Gender, or African American Culture
  • HUMA UD*
  • HUMA UD*
  • HUMA UD*
  • HUMA/HIST/ENGL - 3 s.h. in UD HUMA/HIST/ENGL

*HUMA period courses (9 s.h. from the following courses: HUMA 4312, HUMA 4313, HUMA 4314, HUMA 4315 and HUMA 4317)

English - Concentration/Specialization  – 18 semester hours

  • ENGL UD*
  • ENGL UD*
  • ENGL UD*
  • ENGL UD*
  • ENGL UD*
  • ENGL UD*

*18 semester hours of Upper Division coursework in English (excluding ENGL 3430) with advisor approval.

LD / UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 34 semester hours

  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.