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B.A. in English Course Requirements

The candidate for the Bachelor of Arts degree in English must complete all the Avila core requirements and demonstrate competence through one year (6 credit hours) of college-level foreign language. In addition, the candidate must complete the following Major requirement of 36 hours after EN 112 Composition II (or its equivalent) and three hours of core literature have been successfully completed:

Major Requirements (12 Credit Hours)  
______ EN 213 Advanced Composition 3
______ EN 350 Linguistics & Semiotics 3
______ EN 449 Intro to Literary Criticism 3
______ EN 499 Senior Seminar 3
       
Literature Emphasis (24 Credit Hours)  
(6 hours of American Literature - Choose 2)  
______ EN 435 19th Century American Literature 3
______ EN 436 20th Century American Literature 3
______ EN 380 or
EN 480
Special Topics - American Topics Only 3
(6 hours of British Literature - Choose 2)  
______ EN 440 19th Century British Literature 3
______ EN 441 20th Century British Literature 3
______ EN 380 or
EN 480
Special Topics - British Topics Only 3
(3 hours of Creative Writing Electives -poetry, fiction, playwriting or creative non-fiction)  
______ EN ____
3
(9 hours of Literature Electives 200 level or above)  
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
       
Writing Emphasis (24 Credit Hours)  
(3 hours of American Literature - Choose 1)  
______ EN 435 19th Century American Literature 3
______ EN 436 20th Century American Literature 3
______ EN 380 or
EN 480
Special Topics - American Topics Only 3
(3 hours of British Literature - Choose 1)  
______ EN 440 19th Century British Literature 3
______ EN 441 20th Century British Literature 3
______ EN 380 or
EN 480
Special Topics - British Topics Only 3
(15 hours of Creative Writing Electives 200 level or above)  
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
______ EN ____
3
(3 hours of Literature Electives 300 level or above)  
______ EN ____
3
       
       
       

You can view the course descriptions in our Academic Catalog.