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Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

English, B.A.


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A Major in English leading to the B.A. degree consists of 36 credit hours of coursework beyond the General Education requirements.  Students may also elect a Concentration from one of four areas:  

Degree Requirements


General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)


For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 

Foreign Language Courses


Competency in a foreign language at the intermediate level, certified either through placement exam or coursework at the 2000-level, is required.

Foundation Course (3 credit hours)


Major Courses (36 credit hours)


At a minimum, majors must complete 36 credit hours in English, including 12 credit hours at the 4000-level.  No more than 12 credit hours in ENGL at the 2000-level may be counted toward the major.  Additionally, at least 3 credit hours are required in a departmentally designated diversity course.  English Majors not electing a specific Concentration must complete the following:

Language and Digital Technology Courses


Select two of the following:

Literature and Culture Courses


Select two of the following:

Minor Courses (18 credit hours)


A Major in English also requires completion of either a minor established at UNC Charlotte or an individually designed course of study consisting of a minimum of 18 credit hours in coursework selected from English and/or other departments, approved by the student's Department of English advisor and undergraduate coordinator.  Students with a second major in another department will be considered to have satisfied the minor requirement.  

Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Suggested Curriculum


For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.

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