English, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of English

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Including:
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 36
Program Specified Requirements3
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Major Option
Complete all required courses36
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 424
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum 21
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Core Requirements
ENG 234Reading and Writing about Literature3
Select 6 credit hours of the following:6
Ancient Literatures
Survey of US Literature I
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I
Colonial/Early American Literature
Early/Middle English Literature
Seminar in Shakespeare
Seminar in the Renaissance
Literature of the English Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Select 3 credit hours of the following Writing/Composition courses:3
Introduction to Creative Writing
Beginning Fiction Writing
Introduction to Creative Writing for the Stage/Screen
Beginning Poetry Writing
Advanced Writing I
Technical and Science Writing
Creative Play/Script Writing
Advanced Writing II
Advanced Fiction Writing
Advanced Poetry Writing
Theory and Pedagogy of Writing
Seminar in Rhetoric
Narrative Strategies
Select 3 credit hours of the following Language courses:3
Introduction to Linguistics
Grammar I
History of the English Language
Language for the Elementary Teacher
Literature Electives
Select 21 credit hours of any of the following:21
Honors Courses
American Studies
Literary Classics of the Western World
Special Topics
Literature Courses
European Literature in Translation
Non-Western Literature in Translation
Ancient Literatures
Special Topics in Popular Literature
Studies in a Literary Genre
Survey of US Literature I
Survey of US Literature II
Literature of the American West
Contemporary American Multicultural Lit
American Women Writers
Reading Nebraska
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature I
Survey of British and Commonwealth Literature II
Film Genre
History of the Motion Picture
Principles of Literary Criticism
Children's Literature
Literature for Adolescents
Colonial/Early American Literature
Seminar in the American Renaissance
Seminar in American Realism
Seminar in Early 20th Century American Literature
Seminar in Post-World War II American Literature
Seminar in World Literature
The Graphic Novel
Topics: Women's Literature
Early/Middle English Literature
Seminar in Shakespeare
Seminar in the Renaissance
Literature of the English Restoration and Eighteenth Century
Seminar in Romanticism
Seminar in Victorian Literature
Seminar in Modernism
Postmodern/Contemporary British Literature
Classic Literature of Childhood
Institutes, Workshops, Special Topics, Independent Studies Courses
Ft. Kearny Writers' Workshop 5
Plains Literature Institute 5
Special Topics 5
Individual Research 5
Experiential Learning
Nebraska Life Writing
Creative Writing Professionalism
Critical Writing Professionalism
Total Credit Hours36
1

Students with sufficient preparation may satisfy this requirement with ENG 102.

2

Designated courses with the appropriate content may be approved to satisfy one of the Broad Knowledge requirements plus LOPER 9 or Broad Knowledge plus LOPER 10. Courses may be approved to satisfy LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone. (Courses satisfying LOPER 9 or LOPER 10 alone must be 3 credit hours.) Students applying this option will need to take additional hours in other categories to meet the required GS hours.

3

For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.

4

A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.

5

 3 credit hour maximum.