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2013-2014 Catalog

School of Arts and Sciences

Humanities (B.A.)



1. Satisfy Core Curriculum Requirements for students entering college in Fall 1999 or after. See “General
    Requirements for a Bachelor’s Degree.”
2. Satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts.
        6 semester hours of sophomore foreign language
3. General Requirements:

  • Upper Division – ENGL 3430 Professional Writing; 9 semester hours in HUMA period courses (HUMA 4312, 4313, 4314, 4315 and 4317); 3 semester hours in any HUMA, HIST, or ENGL course; 3 semester hours in HUMA 4324 Gender Studies or HUMA 4323 Asian Culture.

4. Concentration/Specialization -18 semester hours chosen from one of the following concentrations:
    a.    Creative Writing: 18 semester hours selected with advisor approval. ENGL 2313 Intro to Creative
          Writing, 6 semester hours in ENGL Writing courses (3315, 3318, 3319, 3328); 6 semester hours in 
          ENGL Advanced Writing courses (4315, 4318, 4319, 4328), ENGL 3312 Grammar & Rhetoric.
    b. English: 18 Semester hours of junior and senior level courses in English (Excluding ENGL 3430)
    c. History: 18 semester hours selected with advisor approval.
5. Students seeking secondary certification should see the section on “Secondary Teacher Certification 
    Programs”.
6. Free electives - Enough electives to fulfill the 120 semester hour requirements and the 54 semester hours of 
    upper division courses.

These requirements are summarized in the following table:

Humanities Plan

I. CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

(42 total core hours required).

LD

LD/UD

UD

TOTAL

English Composition

6

6

College Math or higher

3

3

Natural Sciences

6

6

Humanities

3

3

Visual/Performing Arts

3

3

U.S. History

6

6

Political Science

6

6

Social/Behavioral Science

3

3

Speech

3

3

Computer Literacy

3

3

II. PLAN PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

LD

LD/UD

UD

TOTAL

A. General

ENGL 3430 Professional Writing

4

4

Foreign Language -- (6 s.h. in sophomore level foreign

language )

6

6

HUMA 4323 Asian Culture, or 4324 Gender Studies

3

3

HUMA period courses (9 s.h. from the following courses:

HUMA 4312, HUMA 4313, HUMA 4314,

HUMA 4315, HUMA 4317)

9

9

Any HUMA, HIST, or ENGL Course

3

3

B. Concentration / Specialization (One of the following)

Creative Writing

18

18

English

18

18

History

18

18

III. FREE ELECTIVES (to fulfill hours requirements)

*TOTAL

**120

* Total must be minimum of 120 s.h. with minimum of 54 s.h. at upper division level.

** Students seeking secondary certification may be required to take additional hours.