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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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English Major (BA)


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English Major- Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Please see the UNLV English Department web page at http://english.unlv.edu for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at the UNLV  Wilson Advising Center at http://liberalarts.unlv.edu/WAC/.

 Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with major authors, works, genres, and movements in British and American literature.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to read, write, and think critically.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of English language and linguistics.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical and critical methods.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of multi-ethnic American literature.

University Graduation Requirements

English Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 35-40


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 3-6


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18-19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credits
    • Automatically satisfied by Major requirements
  • Social Science: 9 credits
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 9-10 credits

Multicultural and International


(see note 1 below)

Multicultural, one 3 credit course required
International, one 3 credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/students

Major Requirements - English Major - Subtotal: 60


Foreign Language - Credits: 9

Humanities (included in Foreign Language)

Fine Arts - Credits: 6

English Electives - Credits: 24


Eight 400-level courses. Must include at least two courses in literature prior to 1800 and one course in multi-ethnic literatures.

Electives - Credits: 22-24


Total Credits: 120


English Major: Creative Writing Concentration


English majors may earn a Concentration in Creative Writing by completing the following 9 credits as part of their degree:

English Major: Professional Writing Concentration


English majors may earn a Concentration in Professional Writing by completing the following 12 credits as part of their degree:

Notes


  1. English courses already approved to satisfy the multicultural requirement include:   ,   ,   ,   ,  , ENG 496B  and ENG 496C .
  2.   and   (or their equivalents) are prerequisites for all English courses except creative writing courses.

 

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