Requirements for a Major in English

ENGL 201, 207, 208, 209, 210, 250, 412, 450, and fifteen hours selected from 300- and 400-level English courses.  Students must earn a C grade or better in all English courses.  English majors must also complete six credits of a foreign language or satisfy the Bellarmine College Bachelor of Arts foreign language proficiency requirement. 
 
Within the fifteen hours of 300-and 400 level English courses, students must take:
     1. at least one upper-level course from American literature offerings;
     2. at least one upper-level course from British literature offerings;
     3. at least one 400-level course (which might coincide with #1 or #2) in addition to 412 and 450An internship will NOT suffice for the
        400-level course.

Suggested Program of Study

English Suggested Program for Bachelor of Arts Degree

Freshman Year

Gen Ed Natural Sciences

3

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3

IDC. 100

1

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

Gen Ed HIST 116 or 117

3

Foreign Language Requirement 101

3
TOTAL 16

Gen Ed Natural Science

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

Gen Ed Social Science

3

Foreign Language Requirement 102

3

ENGL 208 or 210

3
TOTAL 15

Sophomore Year

Gen Ed ENGL 201

3

ENGL 207

3

ENGL 209

3

ENGL 250

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 15

ENGL 208

3

ENGL 210

3

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed MATH Requirement

3

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3
TOTAL 15

Junior Year

ENGL Elective

3

ENGL Elective

3

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 18

ENGL Elective

3

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 15

Senior Year

ENGL 412

3

ENGL Elective

3

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 18

ENGL 450

3

ENGL Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 15

All courses may be taken in semesters other than the ones listed above.