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The Department of Humanities offers a major and minor in English with two possible concentrations. Those interested in the study of English may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Major in English
All students majoring in English must complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as an English concentration. In addition, they will be required to pass as seniors a written examination. EN 100 and 262 do not count toward the English major or minor.
Concentration in Literature
Students majoring in English with a concentration in literature must successfully complete a minimum of 33 semester hours including:
Concentration in Creative Writing
Students majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing must successfully complete a minimum of 33 semester hours including:
Four courses chosen from among the following:
Two of the following courses:
One of the following courses:
In addition, students must complete 6 semester hours of elective courses in English, including:
All English majors must complete a world languages course sequence through number 204, one semester more than the traditional BA requirement. Students also must choose a second field to count as supporting coursework, consisting of 12 hours of study. The department chair must approve this supporting field of study.
Minor in English
The minor in English consists of a minimum of 15 semester hours, including EN 204 Introduction to Literary Studies, at least three upper-college hours, and three additional hours at the 200 level or above.
This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.