Sep 22, 2023  
2015-2016 General Catalog 

English Composite - Secondary Education/Creative Writing Emphasis, B.A.

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General Education Core

See General Education 

  • Core Course Requirements 16-17 credits
  • Knowledge Areas Requirements 16 credits

University Requirements

NOTE: As of 7/12/2019, students pursuing this bachelor’s degree are no longer required to complete the Experiential Education Requirement courses for graduation.

Experiential Education Requirement - EDGE Program (1-3 Credits)

Complete One Track:

Original Project Track (3 Credits)

Students create a project of their own design 

Select Project Track (2 Credits)

Students select a project from the designated list 

Degree Requirements (16 Credits)

BA Degree Foreign Language Requirement (16 credits or proficiency test)

Plus (44 Credits)

  • Any 3000-level elective English course or survey 3 credits
  • At least two 3000-level survey courses, one of which much be either World Literature or Continental European Lit I. 6 credits
  • One 4000-level course in literature written by women and/or traditionally underrepresented minorities 3 credits
  • Secondary Education Licensure Requirements: To qualify for a teaching license, students must also complete the sequence of professional education courses listed by the Department of Education. ENGL 3900  credits hours already counted through the English department requirements 32 credits


Total Credits, B.A. degree: 137-140

Professional Education Requirements for Secondary Licensure

Please see the degree requirements for Secondary Education Licensure . Some classes required for the licensure cannot be taken until the teacher candidate has been admitted to the Teacher Education Department. Please consult your advisor or the Teacher Education Department for further instruction.

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