Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in English

General Education Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
English    Humanities  
ENGL 1157 3  FORL 1001  3
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  FORL 1002  3
Mathematics    ENGL 2031  3
MATH 1031, 1115, 1125 or higher 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1032, 1116, 1126 or higher 3  Social Sciences2  6
Science    Arts  
BIOS3 3  Arts Elective4  3
BIOS or Physical Science3 6    
    Total 39
Other Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
Social Science 2000+ 6  Foreign Language 2001/1001  3
Electives outside of ENGL and JOUR 3000+ 6  Foreign Language 1002  (3)5
Electives 21-24  History  6
    Total 45
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
ENGL 2032  3  4000-level American Lit9  3
ENGL 22588  3  4000-level Pre-1660 British Lit10  3
ENGL 2341  3  4000-level Post-1660 British Lit11  3
ENGL 2342  3  English Electives 3000-4000 level12  12
ENGL 3394  3    
    Total 36
Professional Writing Concentration    Journalism Concentration 
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
ENGL 2155  3  JOUR 2700  3
4000-level English Writing or JOUR  9  JOUR 4700  3
     4000-level JOUR or ENGL 4155  6
 Total   12 Total 12
Pre-Law Concentration    Creative Writing Concentration
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
ENGL 2155 or 2151  3  ENGL 2154, 2161, or 2163  3
ENGL 4158  3  ENGL 4154, 4161, or 41636  6
4000-level English or JOUR 4700  6  4000-level Literature  3
Total 12 Total 12
New Orleans Regional Literatures Concentration    
Course Name/ #  Credit Hours
ENGL 4043  3
ENGL 4045  3
4000-level Literature7  6
Total 12
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
  120
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Must include courses from two different fields (ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC, or URBN) and at least 6 hours at 2000-level or higher.
  3. 6 hour sequence in one science. Select from BIOS, CHEM, EES, PHYS. 3 hours must be BIOS. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement
  4. From FA, MUS, theater or film/video-related FTA. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement
  5. Must complete nine credit hours in one language or six credit hours in two languages.
  6. Students should take workshops in the same genre, 2 at 4000 level.
  7. Courses should focus on New Orleans or associate regions. Students may substitute ENGL 2043 for one 4000-level Lit.
  8. Satisfies College requirement of oral competency.
  9. American Literature: ENGL 4030, 4031, 4032, 4033, 4034, 4045, 4091, 4092, or 4391
  10. British Literature before 1660: ENGL 4401, 4421, 4501, 4516, 4521, 4522, 4601, 4616, 4621, or approved 4391
  11. British Literature after 1660: ENGL 4701, 4702, 4715, 4716, 4801, 4802, 4807, 4808, 4815, or approved 4391
  12. This requirement is waived for students who complete a 12-hour concentration (Professional Writing, Journalism, Pre-Law, Creative Writing, and New Orleans Regional Literatures).