Skip to Navigation
 
 
Oakland University Logo
MenuMenu
    Oakland University
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A.


Return to Programs Return to: Programs

Requirements for the liberal arts major in English, B.A. program


A minimum of 40 credits in English courses, distributed as follows:

Or one course from this group and one course from


5. At least 24 credits must be taken at the 300 level or above.


6. At least 20 credits in English courses must be taken at Oakland.


7. An introductory two-semester sequence in a foreign language, or one semester of a foreign language at the 115 level or higher.


Additional information


  • Only one course at the 100 level will be accepted for credit toward the major.
  •   is a prerequisite for the required British and American literary history courses and the capstone seminar.
  • No more than 8 credits of   will be accepted for credit toward the major.
  • Normally, only 4 credits from study abroad programs will be accepted for credit toward an English major.
  • Only courses in which the student has earned a grade of at least 2.0 may be counted toward the English major, including the modern foreign language requirement.

Requirements for the modified major in English with a linguistics concentration


The modified English/linguistics major requires a minimum of 24 credits in English and American literature, distributed as follows:

Or one course from this group and one course from

3. One 400-level capstone seminar (excluding 410, 411, 412, 413, 414, 491 and 499).


6. At least 20 of the 44 combined credits must be at the 300 level or above.


Return to Programs Return to: Programs