English (B.A.) - Resident

English (B.A.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2022 through summer 2023. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Composition Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Liberal Arts Focus 1,4
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Language Elective3
Integrative Elective3
Total Hours62-65

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview (2 c.h.) & EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life (2 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 Theology Survey I (2 c.h.) & THEO 202 Theology Survey II (2 c.h.) waived


Must be the same language; 6 hours must be 200-400 level

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ENGL 102Composition and Literature 13
Literature Elective 1,23
Total Hours6

Course may also fulfill select general education requirements.


Choose from the following courses: ENGL 201 American Literature I (3 c.h.), ENGL 202 American Literature II (3 c.h.), ENGL 215 English Literature I (3 c.h.), ENGL 216 English Literature II (3 c.h.), ENGL 221 World Literature I (3 c.h.), or ENGL 222 World Literature II (3 c.h.)

Major Core
ENGL 301Literary History: Ancient3
ENGL 302Literary History: Modern3
ENGL 304Period3
or ENGL 413 Period
ENGL 305Genre3
or ENGL 414 Genre
ENGL 306Diversity3
or ENGL 415 Diversity
ENGL 307Expository Writing3
or ENGL 416 Writing
ENGL 308Author3
or ENGL 412 Author
ENGL 322Shakespeare3
ENGL 333Modern Grammar3
ENGL 364History of the English Language3
ENGL 433Literary Criticism3
ENGL 491Senior Capstone3
English Elective 13
English Elective 13
Total Hours42

Choose a 300-400 level ENGL course not already required in the major

Free Electives
Choose 7-16 credit hours of Free Electives7-16
Total Hours7-16

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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