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2014-2015 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A.


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Areas of Concentration


 Students majoring in English must complete, with at least a 2.00 average, a total of 36 semester hours in the subject, 15 of which must be in courses numbered 3000 or above.

A special curriculum leading to the BA degree with departmental honors in English is also offered. Details are available from the departmental office.

Consult “Degree Requirements of the College ” in this section of the catalog for specific instructions regarding electives and foreign language requirements.

Consult “General Education ” section of the catalog for the general education requirements.
 

Creative Writing


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.
SEMESTER 3: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: ENGL 2000 ; Course from INTRO WRITING.
SEMESTER 5: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (other than English or Foreign Language) (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


 CRITICAL: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.

  • Intro to Literary Study (3)2
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • Approved Electives (3-5)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


 CRITICAL: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY; Admission to the College.

  • Intro to Literary Study (3)2
  • Intro Writing (3)3
  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 13-12

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


 CRITICAL: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

  • Intro Writing (3)3
  • British/American Literature Survey (3)4
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


  • British/American Literature Survey (6)4
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Electives (8)
Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 7


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)5
  • Area of Concentration Course (3)6
  • Approved Electives (9)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If a two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 2025 , ENGL 2027 , ENGL 2029 , ENGL 2123 /ENGL 2823 , ENGL 2148 , ENGL 2201 , ENGL 2202 , ENGL 2220 , or ENGL 2270 .

3 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 2005 , ENGL 2007 , ENGL 2008 , or ENGL 2009 .

4 - Choose nine hours from the following: ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3022 , ENGL 3070 , or ENGL 3072 .

5 - Choose three hours from the following: ENGL 4137 , ENGL 4147  or ENGL 4148 .

6 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 4000 , ENGL 4001 , ENGL 4005 , ENGL 4006 , ENGL 4007 , ENGL 4008 , or ENGL 4009 .

7 - ENGL 4102  prerequisite is ENGL 4007 ; ENGL 4105  prerequisite is ENGL 4005 ; ENGL 4109  prerequisite is ENGL 4009 .
 

Literature


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.
SEMESTER 3: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: ENGL 2000 ; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.
SEMESTER 5: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (other than English or foreign language) (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


 CRITICAL:  Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.

  • Intro to Literary Study (3)2
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • Approved Electives (3-5)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


 CRITICAL: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY; Admission to the College.

  • Intro to Literary Study (3)2
  • British/American Literature Survey (3)3
  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 13-12

Semester 4


  • CRITICAL: ENGL 2000 ; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

  •  

  • ENGL 2000 English Composition (3)
  • Fourth Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • Approved Electives (6)
Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


  • CRITICAL: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

  •  

  • ENGL 3024 Criticism (3) or
  • ENGL 3084 Modern Criticism (3)
  •  

  • British/American Literature Survey (3)3
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)4
  • British/American Literature Survey (3)3
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Electives (8)
Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 7


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)4
  • Upper-Division English Elective (3)5
  • Approved Electives (9)

Total Semester Hours: 15


Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 2024 /ENGL 2824 , ENGL 2025 , ENGL 2027 , ENGL 2029 , ENGL 2123 /ENGL 2823 , ENGL 2148 , ENGL 2201 , ENGL 2202 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2270 , or ENGL 2300 .

3 - Choose nine hours from the following:ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3022 , ENGL 3070 , or ENGL 3072 .

4 - Choose three hours from the following: ENGL 2593 , ENGL 2673 , ENGL 2674 , ENGL 3080 , ENGL 3593 , ENGL 3674 , ENGL 4593 , ENGL 4674 , or ENGL 4680  and choose three hours from the following: ENGL 4137 , ENGL 4147 , or ENGL 4148 .

5 - Nine hours of Upper-Division English electives, three of which must be at the 4000-level.
 

Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .
SEMESTER 2: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.
SEMESTER 3: ENGL 2300 ; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: ENGL 2000 ; Course from LOWER-LEVEL RW&C CORE.
SEMESTER 5: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 .

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (other than English or foreign language) (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


  • CRITICAL: Course from INTRO TO LITERARY STUDY.

  •  

  • ENGL 2300 Interpreting Discourse (3)
  • Intro to Literary Study (3)2
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • Approved Elective (0-2)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


 CRITICAL: ENGL 2300 ; Admission to the College.

  • Approved Elective (3)
  • Lower Level Rhetoric, Writing & Culture Core (3)3
  • Third Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4-3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences (3)1
Total Semester Hours: 13-12

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


 CRITICAL: First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; Course from BRITISH/AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY.

  • Upper Level Rhetoric, Writing & Culture Core (3)4
  • British/American Literature Survey (3)3
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)5
  • Rhetoric, Writing & Culture Core (3)4
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-level) (3)
  • Approved Electives (8)
Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 7


  • Area of Concentration Course (3)5
  • Upper Division English Elective (3)
  • Approved Electives (9)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Choose three hours from the following: ENGL 2025 , ENGL 2027 , ENGL 2029 , ENGL 2123 /ENGL 2823 , ENGL 2148 , ENGL 2201 , ENGL 2202 , ENGL 2220 , or ENGL 2270 .

3 - Choose six hours from the following:

Lower Level RW&C Core: three hours from ENGL 2012 , ENGL 2024 /ENGL 2824 , ENGL 2423 , or ENGL 2710 ;

British/American Literature Survey Courses: three hours from ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3022 , ENGL 3070 , or ENGL 3072 .

4 - Choose six hours from the following: three hours from ENGL 3024 , ENGL 3084 , ENGL 3384 ; three hours from ENGL 3300 , ENGL 3301 , ENGL 3310 , ENGL 3401 , ENGL 3716 , ENGL 3720 , or ENGL 4710 .

5 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 4300 , ENGL 4301 , ENGL 4302 , ENGL 4310 , ENGL 4475 , ENGL 4493 , ENGL 4711 /ENGL 4712 , or ENGL 4713 /ENGL 4715 .
 

Secondary Education - English


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in course from ENGLISH MAJOR; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in course from ENGLISH MAJOR; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA; Admission to the College.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in EDCI 2001 ; First Course in Foreign Language Sequence; ENGL 2000 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 5: “C” or better in EDCI 3001  and ENGL 3201 ; Second Course in Foreign Language sequence; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1


  • CRITICAL: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

  •  

  • ENGL 1001 English Composition (3)
  • First Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Analytical Reasoning (from Mathematics) (3)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • Approved Elective (3)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


 CRITICAL: “C” or better in course from ENGLISH MAJOR; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

  • English Major (3)2
  • Second Course in Foreign Language Sequence (4)
  • General Education course - Natural Sciences Sequence (3)1
  • General Education course - Humanities (other than English or foreign language) (3)
  • Approved Elective (0-2)
Total Semester Hours: 13-15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16-15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 12

Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - Choose six hours from the following: ENGL 2024 /ENGL 2824 , ENGL 2025 , ENGL 2027 , ENGL 2029 , ENGL 2123 /ENGL 2823 , ENGL 2148  ENGL 2300 , ENGL 2593 , ENGL 2673 , or ENGL 2674 .

3 - Choose nine hours from the following: ENGL 3020 , ENGL 3022 , ENGL 3070 , or ENGL 3072 .

4 - Choose three hours from the following: ENGL 3024 , ENGL 3084 , or ENGL 3384 .
 

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