Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program as well as Fulbright College requirements.

State minimum core requirements may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute with general electives. Students should consult with their academic advisor.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1103 Reading Literature3  
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
WLIT 1113 World Literature: Beginnings to 1650 CE (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2113) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2 and 4.1)3  
World language at the Elementary I level 3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
or MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
3  
or any MATH course numbered higher than MATH 1203
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
World language at the Elementary II level  3
WLIT 1123 World Literature: 1650CE to Present (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2123) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.2 and 4.1)  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1  3
Science State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 2043 Rethinking Literature3  
ENGL 2053 Transatlantic Literature from Beginnings to 16403  
World language at the Intermediate I level3  
Fine Arts State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1)23  
Science State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)4  
ENGL 2063 Transatlantic Literature from 1640 to 1865  3
ENGL 2073 Transatlantic Literature from 1865 to 1945  3
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1  3
World language at the Intermediate II level  3
ENGL 2023 Creative Writing I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2013)  3
Year Total: 16 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 2083 Transatlantic Literature from 1945 to Present3  
ENGL 3013 Creative Writing II3  
Social Sciences State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
U.S. History State Minimum Core (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)3  
ENGL 3103 Approaches to Critical Thinking About Literature and Culture (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2, 5.1, and 6.1)3  
ENGL 3213 Fiction  3
ENGL 3203 Poetry  3
Diversity Requirement  3
General Electives  6
Year Total: 15 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 4303 Introduction to Shakespeare3  
ENGL 4013 Undergraduate Poetry Workshop3  
ENGL electives 3000-level or higher33  
ENGL electives 4000-level or higher33  
General Electives3  
ENGL electives 4000-level or higher3  6
Any ENGL or WLIT course numbered 3000-level or higher4  3
General Electives  4
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120