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English - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

128 semester hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

24 semester hours

Suggested Sequencing of Major Courses Bachelor of Arts in English

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

Total

3 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 2335 or 2331*

3 hrs

 

ENGL 2336 or 2332* or ENGL 2370

3 hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

Total

3 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

Choice of ENGL 3321, 3322, 3323, 3325

3 hrs

 

ENGL 3312 or 3314

3 hrs

 

hrs

 

Choice of ENGL 3321, 3322, 3323, 3325, 3357 or 3367

3 hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

Total

3 hrs

 

Total

6 hrs

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 5383

3 hrs

 

Adv ENGL

3 hrs

Adv ENGL

hrs

 

Adv ENGL

3 hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

 

hrs

 

 

hrs

Total

3 hrs

 

Total

6 hrs

*ENGL 2331 and 2332 are highly recommended.

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, values and skills, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Senior portfolio

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

One of the following:

ENGL 1313

Composition I (at OLLU)

ENGL 1314

Composition II (at OLLU)

ENGL 3314

Technical and Professional Writing (at OLLU)

CISS 1310

Current Concepts of Information and Computer Technology

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

English - BAS

Available only to transfer students.

This major must have an approved technical field (18-30 semester hours) completed at a community college prior to admission to OLLU. Degree map will be available upon admission to OLLU.

English Teacher Certification

Liberal Studies for Grades 4-8 English Language Arts Certification - BA

See requirements under Liberal Studies Teacher Certification Track

English for Grades 8-12 English Language Arts Certification - BA

Total number of hours required (not including prerequisites) in major:

36 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

24 semester hours

Required courses (not including prerequisites) in the major:

ENGL 1313

Composition I

ENGL 1314

Composition II

6 semester hours of sophomore-level English literature

ENGL 4350

Teaching English Language Arts

ENGL 5383

General Linguistic Theory

One of the following:

ENGL 3312

Advanced Written Communication

ENGL 3314

Technical and Professional Writing

Two of the following courses:

ENGL 3356

British Literature I

ENGL 3357

British Literature II

ENGL 3366

American Literature I

ENGL 3367

American Literature II

One of the following:

ENGL 3321

Poetry

ENGL 3322

Dramatic Literature

ENGL 3323

Prose Fiction

ENGL 3325

Fiction and Film

Six additional advanced semester hours in ENGL (literature preferred)

Integrative summative experience:

Students must take TExES exam

General Education courses required in this degree (not included in above categories):

HIST 1301

United States to 1865

HIST 1302

United States since 1865

3 semester hours in college-level mathematics

4 semester hours in a natural science (with lab)

3 semester hours of non-literary art

PHIL 2321

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 4350

Critical Thinking for Teachers

POLS 1311

American-Texas Government and Politics I

PSYC 1305

Introduction to Psychology

SPCH 2312

Oral Communication

Required courses in the major and in General Education (excluding PHIL 2321 and PSYC 1305) must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

EDUC 5325 Technology for Teaching

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Other course requirements:

Supporting Courses:

PSYC 3375

Psychology in the Classroom

SPED 4338

Individual Differences

EDUC 5325

Technology for Teaching

EDUC 4345

Reading in the School

Professional Education Courses (students must be official admitted to teacher education program before taking professional education courses):

Block A:

EDUC 4365

Curriculum and Instruction in Multicultural Settings

EDUC 3344

Content Area Reading in Secondary School

EDUC 5307

Classroom Organization & Management in the Multicultural Classroom

Block B:

EDUC 5303

Instruction and Assessment in the School

EDUC 5330

Field-Based Experiences

Block C:

EDUC 4686

Student Teaching: Secondary

English - Minor

Total number of hours required in the minor:

24 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the minor:

12 semester hours

Required courses in the minor:

One of the following:

ENGL 3312

Advanced Written Communication

ENGL 3314

Technical and Professional Writing

Prerequisites to the required courses in the minor:

Placement in ENGL 1313 or completion of ENGL 0301 or equivalent

Two semesters of sophomore-level literature

ENGL 1314 for sophomore-level literature

ENGL 1313 for ENGL 1314