English (BA): Literature (16ENGLBA-16ENGLLLT)

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 American Literature8, 19
3
Foreign Language 2016,K 3 History II2
3
History I1, C 3 Arts and Letters4 3
GEP MathematicsA 3 GEP MathematicsA 3
Social Science5,D 3 Social Science5,D 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise
Studies CourseE
1
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Philosophy3, C 3 World Literature10, 19
3
Social Science5 3 Film.11, 19
3
GEP Natural Science w/ LabB 4 GEP Natural Science Req.B 3
British Literature9,19 3 Social Science5 3
ENG 260 Reading Lit & Exploring Textuality 3 Free Elective7 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise
Studies CourseE
1
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Literature Elective14,19 3 Literature Elective14,19 3
Linguistics12 3 Rhetoric 13 3
GEP Interdisc. Perspectives G 3 GEP Addit. Breadth (MA/Nat Sci)F 3
Free Elective7 3 GEP Inderisc. Persp. Req. G 2-3
Literature/ Interdisciplinary Appr.15, 19
3 Literature/ Diversity
or Globalization16, 19
3
15 14-15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Literature/ Theory, Media,
& Lit17,19
3 Literature/ Major Author
of Genre18,19
3
Free Elective7 12 Free Elective7 9
15 12

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K,19,20: 120

Major/Program Footnotes

  1. History I One three (3) credit hour course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western).
  2. History II One three (3) hour course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture).
  3. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list.
  4. Arts and Letters One three (3) course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list.
  5. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.
  6. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination.
  7. Free Electives Twelve (12) credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).
  8. American Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  9. British Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  10. World Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  11. Film One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  12. Linguistics One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  13. Rhetoric One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  14. Literature Electives Two three (3) credit hour courses, six (6) credit hours total, from department approved list.
  15. Literature/Interdisciplinary Approaches One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  16. Literature/Diversity or Globalization One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  17. Literature/Theory, Media, Literature One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  18. Literature Major Author or Genre One three (3) credit hour course from department approved list.
  19. Co-requisites Courses that meet requirements referred in notes 8 through 11 and 14 through 18 may satisfy the following two co-requisites: A) Two (2) Pre-1800 literature courses, and B) a capstone course.
  20. Major Residency Requirements Minimum of fifteen (15) credit hours of English/Film courses must be completed at NC State.
  21. Major Grade Point Average (MGPA) Requirements Courses meeting departmental requirements must receive a grade of C- or better. A 2.0 MGPA and overall GPA is required for graduation.

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: none
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  College History I and Philosophy requirements fulfill this requirement.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: College Social Science requirement fulfills this requirement.       
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list. 
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:       
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisiteThe following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:  
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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