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2012-2013 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 courses )   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)        
        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.