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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English/Humanities (Communication - Concentration) BA

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The English/Humanities degree with a concentration in Communication is an excellent option for you if you wish to pursue a career in journalism, corporate communication, publishing, public relations, editing, or media criticism. The degree requires 120 hours, including 32 hours in the communication core and 6 hours of electives.

Learning Outcomes for the B.A. in English and Humanities (Communication)

Students who complete the English & Humanities Communication concentration will be able to:

  • situate texts within a historical and cultural context;
  • analyze texts through the lens of literary, cultural, rhetorical, and/or linguistic theory;
  • compose effective arguments supported by relevant evidence from primary and secondary sources; and
  • demonstrate understanding of communication theories, perspectives, principles, and concepts.

Degree Requirements

General Education Program 40 Hours
  Further information is listed in the General Education Program  in the current catalog or can be obtained from the dean’s office. Students taking English/Communication concentration may use ENGL2200 and COMM1103 to fulfill requirements in both the GEP and the major.  
First Year Experience: University Foundations 1 Hour
English/Humanities Courses 45 Hours
Communication Core Courses 14 Hours
Communication Specialization Tracks 15 Hours
Electives 6 Hours
Total Hours Required 121 Hours

English Core Courses (18 Hours)

Please note: ENGL3341, ENGL3352, ENGL3999, and ENGL4999 will count for either the British or American literature requirement.

Introduction to Literature (3 Hours)

Survey of Literature (6 Hours)

Choose one course form each of the two (2) categories below:

Fundamentals of Criticism (3 Hours)

English Courses (30 Hours)

Shakespeare (3 Hours)

Choose from the following:

Capstone (3 Hours)

Specialized Tracks (15 Hours)

Please note: up to 6 hours of English/Humanities core courses may be double-counted in specialized communication tracks.

Journalism/Mass Communication Track

Strategic Communications Track

Human Communication Track

Electives (6 Hours)

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