Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    Jan 17, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English (BA.ENG)

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Students who complete the BA in English will:

  • understand how literary and linguistic conventions have developed and operate;
  • understand how accomplished readers read fiction, poetry, and drama;
  • understand how accomplished writers create form, effect, and influence; 
  • apply that understanding to their own reading and writing.

So that English department faculty can better evaluate each student's progress and accomplishments in these areas, all English majors submit a portfolio of three essays during the spring semester of their sophomore year and another portfolio of three essays during the spring semester of their senior year. The department distributes submission instructions at the beginning of each spring semester.

Complete 1 of the following gateway courses (3 cr):

Complete 5 electives in English (15 cr)

Four of the five electives must be at the 3000-level

Complete the English capstone course (3 cr):

(Credits required for the major: 42 cr)

Note that no more than two major courses may be taken Pass/No pass

And complete the University's Gen Ed requirements

Review  the Gen Ed requirements.

Law Degree (CU/VLS 3+2)

This major participates in the 3+2 program with Vermont Law School, in which highly-focused students can earn a Bachelor's degree in just three years at CU and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree in just two years at VLS. 

For details, see the Law Degree page .

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