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English/Literature Option

Bachelor of Arts Degree

 

CIP 23.0101

 

   

University Studies Requirements

44-47 hours

   

Required Courses

25 hours

ENG 099 Transitions

 

ENG 221 Introduction to English Studies

 

ENG 303 British Literature to 1760

 

ENG 304 British Literature, 1760 to
  the Present

 

ENG 311 American Literature to 1890

 

ENG 312 American Literature, 1890 to
  the Present

 

ENG 321 Research in Literary Studies

 

ENG 334 Shakespeare

 

and one of the following:

 

ENG 309 History of the English Language

 

ENG 310 Introduction to English Linguistics

 

   

Required Limited Electives

27 hours

ENG 470 Literary Criticism

 

and 24 hours from 400-500 level literature courses

 

   

Unrestricted Electives

21-24 hours

 

 

Total Curriculum Requirements

120 hours

 

 


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Dr. Laura Dawkins

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Murray State University

Murray KY 42071-3341

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Shraddha Chakradhar

The requirements listed above are an example of what is applicable to most students entering Murray State University under the 2013-14 academic bulletin. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. The primary source is the MSU bulletin applicable at the time of the student enrollment; if you enrolled prior to the 2013-14 academic year, consult the registrar's listing for your applicable bulletin. 

 

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