Nov 19, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

General English - BA, BS


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For more information about General English, see the English Department website.

Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.

Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor. Current students should also meet with an academic advisor and logon to DegreeWorks to check student-specific program progress.

 

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program​ 

New Freshman                                      Admitted to USU in Goood Standing   Transfer students from other institutes or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA

 

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)  

 3 

 

ENGL Core/Explore Culture Course

3

 

ENGL 2600: Literary Analysis  

3 

 

* Any Quantitative Literacy (QL)  course, but STAT 1040 or 1045 are recommended.

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

 

Comments:

 

Comments:

 

 

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)  

3  

 

ENGL Core/Explore Writing Course

 3

 

ENGL 33XX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

Depth Social Sciences (DSS) 

3

 

Quantitative Intensive (QI) 

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Breadth Requirement

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

Comments:

 

Comments:

 

 

 

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 33XX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 33XX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)

3

 

"Communication Intensive (CI)"

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

Comments

 

Comments

 

 

 

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 4XXX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 33XX or higher course

3

 

ENGL 33XX or higher course

3

 

"Communication Intensive (CI)"

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

Elective Course

3

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

15

 

 

Comments:

 

Comments:

 


 

Credits in Residence


Students must complete 21 credits of major-applicable coursework at Utah State University.

Course Requirements


Core/Explore Requirements (9 credits)


Students must complete 9 credits of exploration courses. Students must choose one course from each section: culture, literature, and writing. 

Students should complete the exploratory requirements as early as possible.

Literature Exploration (3 credits)


General English


Minimum GPA for Admission: 2.5 within all English courses (other than ENGL 1010 , ENGL 2010 , CLEP, AP, etc.); 2.5 USU cumulative (including courses taken for another USU major); 2.5 career total (including transfer credits) for new transfer students

Minimum GPA for Graduation: 2.75 within major courses; 2.0 USU cumulative; 2.0 career total

Minimum Grade Accepted: C within major courses (no grades of pass/fail)

Number of required credits: 42


The General English option is designed for Regional Campus students as an alternative to the English Teaching emphasis. Logan Campus students should select one of the four emphases available to them. All students are required to meet with the advisor to determine the most appropriate course of study, and students should be prepared to articulate their educational and career goals. All courses used to fulfill the General English requirements must be approved by the advisor and the department head.


Students may set up an internship that combines their academic skills with their professional interests. This program allows up to 3 credits of internship.


A. Diversity Requirement


All English majors are required to take one course that examines the experiences, perspectives, literature's, cultures, and/or creative expressions of underrepresented and/or marginalized communities. For this requirement, the USU English department includes communities who have been underrepresented or marginalized due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, disability and/or the intersections of these identities in conjunction with one another and with class.

B. Exploratory Requirements (9 credits)


Courses counting toward the Exploratory Requirements cannot also be used to fulfill the requirements in sections B and C. Students should take ENGL 2600  as early as possible.

·         Literature (3 credits)

·         Culture (3 credits)

·         Writing (3 credits)

D. Level 4000 or Higher Courses (18 credits)


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