B.A. English Studies

124 Credit Hours Beginning Fall 2019, Catalog Year 2020

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First Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
ENG 111 English Composition 3
MAJOR Literary Survey 3
MPF IIC Social Science 3
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

First Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Literary Genre 3
MPF IIA Creative Arts 3
MPF IV Natural Science 3
MPF III Global Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Second Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Literature Course 3
ENG 298 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 3
MPF IV Natural Science 3-4
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15-16

Second Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Multicultural Perspectives 3
MAJOR Studies in Writing 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Third Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
EGS 301 Writing and the Professions 3
MAJOR Studies in Writing (above 300 level) 3
MPF V Math, Formal Reasoning & Technology 3-5
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 18

Third Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Advanced English Studies 3
MPT Thematic Sequence 3
MP-IP Intercultural Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Fourth Year, Semester 1
Course Name Hours
MAJOR Advanced English Studies 3
MAJOR Multicultural Perspectives 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

Fourth Year, Semester 2
Course Name Hours
EGS 495 Capstone in English Studies 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3
ELECTIVE Elective 3

Total Semester Credit Hours: 15

MP-EL = Experiential Learning

MPF I = English Composition

MPF IIC = Social Science

MPF V = Mathematics, Formal Reasoning, Technology

MPT = Thematic Sequence

MP-AW = Advanced Writing

MPF = Global Miami Plan Foundation

MPF IIB = Humanities

MPF IV = Natural Science

MP-IP = Intercultural Perspectives

MPF IIA = Creative Arts

MPF III = Global Perspectives