Jul 24, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - English, Literary Studies

English - Literary Studies Concentration, BA

Program Code: 233*/233E
CIP Code: 23.0101

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (39 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

39 semester hours above the 2001 level; 27 semester hours must be at the 3000 level or above. RC 1000  is prerequisite to all ENG & RC courses 2001 level and above.

Required Foundations in National Literary Traditions: (9 Hours)

Honors courses are indicated by section number - 410 on the Schedule of Courses.

Literary Studies Concentration (21 Hours)

Writing in the Discipline [WID] (3 Hours)

4000 Level Literature Courses - Choose Four (12 Hours)

(ENG 3000  strongly recommended prior to taking 4000-level literature courses.)

Senior Capstone in Literature (3 Hours) [CAP]

Choose one from:

English Electives (9 Hours)

  • At least 6 Hours at or above 3000 level
  • At least 3 Hours at or above 2000 level

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

  • Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian

Electives (13-22 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)