Dec 19, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

English, Literature Concentration, B.A.


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration prepares students for the workforce, graduate schools, and professional schools.  A 2.0 or better GPA must be maintained as the overall GPA as well as in all English courses.

1. 124 Semester Hours:


Complete a maximum of 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in the following courses:  ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 , ENG 1300  or ENG 1400 , and ENG 1500 .

2. General Education Requirement:


Complete General Education Curriculum  required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.

ENG 1110 English Composition I ( 3 )  

ENG 1210 English Composition II ( 3 )  

PHIL 2210 Ethics ( 3 )  (Recommended)

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements


Three to five of the literature electives may be chosen from the following list:

 ENG 2310 British Literature I  (3)

 ENG 2320 British Literature II  (3) 

 ENG 3310 American Literature I  (3)

 ENG 3320 American Literature II  (3) 

 ENG 3410 African American Literature I  (3)

 ENG 3420 African American Literature II  (3) 

 ENG 2340 Contemporary African American Literature (3)

ENG 2350 Studies in English Literature  (3)

ENG 3505 Women and Literature  (3)

 ENG 3605 Contemporary Literature  (3)

 ENG 4000 The History of the English Language  (3)

 ENG 4200 Modern African Literature  (3)

ENG 4700 Twentieth-Century British Literature (3), 

Up to two of the literature electives may be chosen from the following list.

ENG 2720 Introduction to Creative Writing  (3) or any other English course (not listed above at the 3000  level or level)

Program Notes:


Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in English, Literature Concentration

(Effective Fall 2008)

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  **

MFL 1192  -  Elementary (Critical Language) II ( 3 )  ** 

*  MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Semester Hours: 16

Spring Semester

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*  SOSC GEC Requirement 2 (3)

*  MATH GEC Requirement (3)

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  

^  MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  or

^  MSCM 2200  -  Introduction to Public Speaking ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

*  GEC Science Requirement I (3)

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

^  ENG 1300  -  World Literature I ( 3 )  

^  ENG 1500  -  Writing about Literature ( 3 )  

General Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 17

Spring Semester

*  GEC Science Requirement 2 (3)

^  ENG 1400  -  World Literature II ( 3 )  

^  ENG 2310  -  British Literature I ( 3 )  

General Elective (3)

General Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester

^  ENG 2320  -  British Literature II ( 3 )  

^  ENG 3110  -  Advanced English Grammar ( 3 )  

^  ENG 3300  -  Applied Literary Criticism ( 3 )  

^  ENG 3310  -  American Literature I ( 3 )  

^  ENG 3410  -  African American Literature I ( 3 )  

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

^  ENG 3120  -  Advanced Composition ( 3 )  

^  ENG 3320  -  American Literature II ( 3 )  

^^ ENG 3400  -  Junior-Senior Seminar ( 3 )  

^^ ENG 3420  -  African American Literature II ( 3 )  

General Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

^    ENG 4300  -  Shakespeare ( 3 )  

^^  ENG 4110  -  The Nineteenth-Century Novel ( 3 )  or

^^ ENG 4120  -  The Twentieth-Century Novel ( 3 )  

^^  ENG 4320  -  English Drama ( 3 )   or

^^  ENG 4420  -  Contemporary British and American Drama ( 3 )  

^^  ENG 4000  -  The History of the English Language ( 3 )  

General Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15

Spring Semester

****^^  Literature Concentration Elective (3)

****^^  Literature Concentration Elective (3)

General Elective (3)

General Elective (3)

General Elective (3)

General Elective (1-3)

Semester Hours: 16-18

 

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 124

Key to symbols used:

* GEC Requirements - 39

^ English Core Courses - 42

^^ Literature Concentration Requirements & Electives - 18

General Electives - 25-27

** Based on Placement Results

*** Only one of the two courses in the novel (ENG 4110  and ENG 4120 ) and one of the two courses in drama (ENG 4320  and ENG 4420 ) are required; the others may be used as Literature Concentration Electives.

**** Literature Concentration Electives (2 required): see below

ENG 2350  -  Studies in English Literature ( 3 )  

ENG 2410  -  Sacred Texts and Traditions of South Asia ( 3 )  

ENG 2510  -  Language, Culture, and Communication ( 3 )  

ENG 3430  -  Social Inequality in South Asia through Literature and Film ( 3 )  

ENG 3505  -  Women and Literature ( 3 )  

ENG 3605  -  Contemporary Literature ( 3 )  

ENG 3700  -  Creative Writing: Prose ( 3 )  

ENG 3800  -  Creative Writing: Poetry ( 3 )  

ENG 4200  -  Modern African Literature ( 3 )  

ENG 4210  -  Fiction, Film and South Asia’s Past ( 3 )  

ENG 4700  -  Twentieth-Century British Literature ( 3 )  

ENG 4320  -  English Drama ( 3 )   or

ENG 4420  -  Contemporary British and American Drama ( 3 )  

ENG 4110  -  The Nineteenth-Century Novel ( 3 )   or

ENG 4120  -  The Twentieth-Century Novel ( 3 )   

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