Total Credits 60
1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list.
2 Mathematics by official placement. Students may not take courses below placement level, except by permission of department chairperson.
3 A two-semester sequence is required. Placement by examination is required for students who wish to continue studying a language previously studied. Students may not take courses below their placement level. For more information, see Foreign Language Placement Testing & Degree Requirements .
4 Select a course from the following: COMM 125 Media Literacy and New Technology or SSCI 101 Technological Literacy Across the Disciplines. Students who pass the Technological Competency test (no credit) should select a Mathematics or Science course from the General Education list. A minimum of 12 credits of Math, Science, or Technological Competency is required.
5 Students are advised to select from the following one-semester Science courses: BIOL 111 Principles of Biology , BIOL 120 Human Biology , BIOL 150 Plants, Humans & the Environment , CHEM 102 Introduction to Chemistry , GEOL 157 Introduction to Geology , PHYS 112 Concepts of Physics , PHYS 130 Astronomy .
6 Any college-level course.
7 English Electives
Choose one course each from three of the four categories A-D, for a total of 9 credits as follows:
Category A: Survey Courses (one) from among the following: ENGL 211 Masterpieces of Early World Literature , ENGL 212 World Literature Since the Renaissance , ENGL 221 American Literature: Colonial through the Civil War , ENGL 222 American Literature: Post Civil War to the Present , ENGL 235 English Literature: Middle Ages through the Eighteenth Century , ENGL 236 English Literature: Romantic Period to the Present .
Category B: Genre-based Courses (one) from among the following:ENGL 213 Autobiography , ENGL 224 The Short Story , ENGL 226 Introduction to Poetry , ENGL 227 Science Fiction , ENGL 233 Shakespeare , ENGL 234 The Literature of Comedy , ENGL 262 Drama of the Western World .
Category C: Diversity-based or Interdisciplinary Courses (one) from among the following: ENGL 207 Global Patterns of Racism , ENGL 214 Race in American Literature and Popular Culture , ENGL 215 LGBT Literature , ENGL 223 Ethnic Writers in America , ENGL 231 African American Literature , ENGL 290 Women in Literature , ENGL 291 Masculinity in Literature .
Category D: Writing-Intensive Course: ENGL 248 Creative Writing .