English: American Literature, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts degree in English: American Literature is available at the following locations:

About this Program

For students interested in studying a specifically American lit. curriculum, the American Literature specialization offers graduate preparation specific to the culture and literature of the Americas.

Courses in this specialization develop critical thinking, cultural awareness, and the ability to work creatively in a variety of environments related to public relations, teaching, the legal field, writing, and research.

These courses survey early American Literature, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, 19th Century American Literature, and 20th Century American Literature.  The American Literature degree is a specialization of the Bachelor of Arts in English, which requires 37 hours in a student’s major field of study and a maintained major GPA of at least a 3.0.

Requirements

A Bachelor of Arts degree in English: American Literature requires 124 course hours. A total of 42 hours must be from upper-level courses.

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Faculty

The School of Languages & Literature has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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Careers

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  • Publishing Career
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  • Public relations or press officer
  • Educator (up to post-secondary)

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September 21, 2018

Strategic Planning Listenin...

Plainview CampusStrategic Planning Listening SessionsCreate Superior ProcessesFacilitators - Dr. Daniel Brown and Dr. Bobby Hall Goal 2 - Provide...
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Multi-Purpose Room - LRC

September 28, 2018

Strategic Planning Listenin...

Plainview CampusStrategic Planning Listening SessionsStrengthening Image and Influence Where It CountsFacilitators - Dr. Kevin Ludlum and Dr. Bobby...
1:30pm - 3:30pm, Multi-Purpose Room - LRC

October 10, 2018

Guest Lecture by Poet Chera...

ENGL 3307, Creative Writing.  Everyone is invited.
1:45pm - 3pm, Gates Hall

October 10, 2018

Poet Chera Hammons

Hammons will provide a poetry reading from her recent book. All students and faculty are invited to attend.
4pm - 6pm, Gates Hall

October 12, 2018

Languages and Culture Festival

The Spanish Club and Sigma Tau Delta, in support with the School of Languages and Literature, will host a Languages and Culture Festival for area h...
9am - 3pm, Gates Hall

April 12, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211) 
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center - Room 211

April 26, 2019

Honors Luncheon

Honors LuncheonUniversity Center, Room 211 (UC211)
12pm - 1:30pm, University Center, Room 211

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