English Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in English degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the English degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in English with Literature emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the English Literature degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BS in English with Literature Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: English with Literature Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal 4     3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 3     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: ENGL 300 Intro to Literary Studies 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 5     3
LASC Goal 6     3
LASC Goal 7     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: ENGL 311 Major British Writers I 3
Core Requirement: ENGL 371 Survey of American Literature I 3
Emphasis Requirement:   Once course in Area III 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 6     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: ENGL 314 Shakespeare 3
Core Requirement: ENGL 380 World Literature 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher   Once course may be in English 3
LASC Goal 8     3
LASC Goal 9     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Emphasis Requirement:   One course in Area IV 3
Emphasis Requirement:   One course in Area II 3
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher   Cannot be in English 3
LASC Goal 10     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area VI 3
LASC Goal 5     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
LASC Goal 3     3
LASC Goal 2     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: Capstone and WI for major ENGL 330 Area VI Individual Authors 3
Emphasis Requirement:   One course in Area III 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     2
Total Credits: 14

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in English with Writing emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the English Writing degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BA in English with Writing Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: English with Writing Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal 4     3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 3     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: ENGL 300 Intro to Literary Studies 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 5     3
LASC Goal 6     3
LASC Goal 7     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: ENGL 311 Major British Writers I 3
Core Requirement: ENGL 371 Survey of American Literature I 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 6     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: ENGL 314 Shakespeare 3
Core Requirement: ENGL 380 World Literature 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher ENGL 288 Area III Introduction to Creative Writing 3
LASC Goal 8     3
LASC Goal 9     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: ENGL 388 Area IV ENGL 388 3
Emphasis Requirement:   One course in Area II 3
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher   Cannot be in English 3
LASC Goal 10     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area VI 3
LASC Goal 5     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Emphasis Requirement:   Any course in Area V 3
LASC Goal 3     3
LASC Goal 2     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: Capstone and WI for major ENGL 488 Area VII Advanced Creative Writing 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     2
Total Credits: 14