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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

English, B.A. - 120 units


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Summary of Units:

Lower Division Major Requirements 12
Upper Division Major Requirements 24
Major Electives 12
Additional General Education  and other Graduation Requirements   72
Total Units 120

Lower Division Requirements - 12 units


In addition to the courses below, students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in English must have fulfilled the lower division writing requirement (at CI, ENGL 103   or ENGL 105  ).

The 12 units of lower division literature courses have been designed as an introduction to diverse perspectives in the field of English that frame literary texts, structure, and relationships in different ways.

Students select a total of 12 units of lower division coursework with a minimum of 3 units in each subcategory.

Upper Division Requirements - 24 units


The upper division English core is designed to provide students with a broad background in literature, solid foundations in theory and criticism, and experience in writing to learn.

Electives - 12 units


(Courses used to meet the major requirements above cannot be selected as electives. Courses used to meet electives may be used for English Program Options.  200-level courses will not apply to the undergraduate graduation requirement of 40 upper division units.)

Additional General Education and other Graduation Requirements - 72 units


To graduate, students must complete 120 units minimum (40 units must be upper division) including all General Education  (GE) and Graduation Requirements .  The following areas must be included:

  • Additional lower division A-E GE requirements not met within major
  • Nine units of Upper Division Interdisciplinary GE (UDIGE) courses, numbered 330-349 or 430-449. Six units may be within major, three units must be outside major (C or better grades)
  • Multicultural Requirement (C or better grade)
  • Language Requirement (C or better grade)
  • American Institutions Requirement
  • Free electives as needed to meet minimum units for graduation

 

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