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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

English, B.A.



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In addition to adhering to General Education  and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements , the English major requires 56 units (some of which simultaneously meet general education requirements). Courses in the major must be taken for a letter grade and may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis unless the course is only offered on a pass/no pass basis. Students must complete all major course prerequisites with a C- or better.

Lower Division English Major Requirements [20 Units]


Seminar Requirement [4 units]


Complete one lower division seminar course chosen from ENG 050-090.

Additional Lower Division Requirement [8 units]


Complete two additional lower division courses chosen from ENG 010-090 or WRI 125 . One course may be substituted with a course chosen from ENG 105-189. Consult a SSHA Academic Advisor for more information.

Foreign Language Requirement [8 units]


At least 2 semesters of college level foreign language instruction in one language. Students must take at least one year of the same language. See the SSHA Advising website for more information on Foreign Language Placement: ssha-advising.ucmerced.edu/policies-and-procedures/foreign-language-placement-guidelines.

Upper Division English Major Requirements [36 Units]


Additional Upper Division English Requirement [12 units]


Three upper division seminar courses chosen from ENG 105-189. One course may be substituted with 4 units of ENG 192 ENG 195  and/or ENG 198 . Consult a SSHA Academic Advisor for more information.

Senior Thesis Requirement [4 units]


Complete the following course:

Transfer Students


Transfer students who wish to major in English should complete the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) at their community college. Transfer students may not be admitted to the English major without specific major preparation. Please contact the Office of Admissions for current information.

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