BA with English Major

General Education Core49
Foreign Language (required)6-8
English Major42
IDS 2103 Introduction to the Arts and Sciences
3
ENG 3000 level or above3
ENG 2413 World Literature
3
ENG 2513 Literature and Faith
3
ENG 3213 British Literature to 1800 OR
ENG 3223 British Literature Since 1800
3
ENG 3313 American Literature to 1865 OR
ENG 3323 American Literature Since 1865
3
ENG 3513 Critical Writing and Literary Analysis
3
ENG 3613 Grammar and Linguistics
3
ENG 4413 Diversity in American Literature
3
ENG 4523 Advanced Composition
3
ENG 4533 Senior Writing Project
3
CHOOSE ONE:
  • ENG 4723 Studies in Genre: Fiction
  • ENG 4733 Studies in Genre: Poetry
  • ENG 4743 Studies in Genre: Drama
3
SIX HOURS SELECTED FROM THE FOLLOWING OR ANY UPPER-DIVISION ENG:

  • JRN 1101 Shield Media Workshop (3 hrs. max)
  • JRN 2513 Media Writing
  • JRN 2723 Reporting and Interviewing
  • JRN 3223 Editing and Content Management
  • JRN 4313 Feature Writing
  • JRN 4333 Editorial Writing
 6
Minor (recommended)18
Electives11-13
TOTAL FOR HUMANITIES MAJOR128

Minors

Courses required for a minor cannot concurrently apply toward courses within the degree core, major, concentration or track. With department approval, students may use other courses, within the area of study, to substitute duplicate requirements.

At least 50% of a student’s minor core requirements must be earned at Rochester College.

  • English Minor – Requires 18 hours of ENG beyond ENG 1123, including 12 hours of upper- division work in ENG.
  • Professional Writing Minor – Requires JRN 2513 and either PRN 2613 or PRN 3513. Also requires ENG 4523, ENG 4533, and 2 of the following: ENG 2113, ENG 3513, ENG 3523, and ENG 3613.