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English Major 4-year Completion Plan

Each student will create a 4-year Completion Plan with his or her advisor. Below is a sample of a 4-year plan, including General Education courses. Students may choose other options in their own scheduling. 

Year One: Fall Semester – (16 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
SPA 101 Introduction to Spanish I 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SCI 101 Earth Sciences 4

Year One: Spring Semester – (16 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
THL 105 Introduction to Theology 3
ENG 115 Written Analysis of Literature 3
ENG120 Introduction to English Major 1
MAT 130 Stats in the Contemporary World 3
SPA 102 Introduction to Spanish II 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3

Year Two: Fall Semester – (16 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 222 Historical Survey of British Literature I 3
ENG214 American Literature I 3
PHL 130 Human Nature and Person 3
HIS 102 History of the Modern World 3
HUM 230 Literature, Music and Art in the Western Tradition I 4

Year Two: Spring Semester – (16 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 223 Historical Survey of British Literature II 3
ENG 250 History of Literary Criticism 3
ENG 215 American Literature II 3
POL 102 Introduction to American Politics 3
HUM 231 Literature, Music and Art in the Western Tradition II 4

Year Three: Fall Semester – (18 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 302 Critical and Creative Non-Fiction (or History of English Language in spring) 3
ENG314, 315, 316, 317 American Literature Seminar 3
THL 216 Moral Issues 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3

Year Three: Spring Semester – (16 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 304 History of the English Language (or Critical and Creative Non-Fiction in fall) 3
ENG 330 or ENG 325 Shakespeare or Chaucer 3
PHL 260 Asian Philosophies 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
SCI 103 Physical Sciences 3
SCI 104 Physical Sciences Lab 1

Year Four: Fall Semester – (15 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 490 Senior Seminar 3
ENG347 Adolescent Literature 3
ENG245 Interpretation of Dramatic Literature 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3

Year Four: Spring Semester – (15 credits)

Course # Course Title Credits
ENG332, 333, 334, 335 Modern Poetry, Modern Drama, Modern Fiction, Modern Women Playwrights 3
ENG319 Classical Mythology 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3
  Minor Interest or Elective 3

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