Bachelor of Arts - English

Access the complete curriculum for the BA, English, from the English Department section of the Daemen catalogue.

Following is the approved course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Course Loads

Maximum of 17 credits allowed for 7 semesters; one 18-hour semester is allowed at no additional tuition charge. Additional course loads are allowed for students who achieve Dean's List. Consult the Dean's List section of the Daemen catalogue for details on the Dean's List privilege.

Year 1

LEARNING COMMUNITIES are generally completed in the first year (LC1 in the 1st semester; LC2 in the 2nd semester)

First Semester

  • CMP101 English Composition  (3)
  • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVE (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

 

Second Semester

  • LIT112 Approaches to Literature (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (9)
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 2

First Semester

  • LIT203 Readings in British Literature I (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • American Literature Elective (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • LIT204 Readings in British Literature II (3)
  • CMP311 Advanced English Composition (3)
  • History OR Philosophy OR Religious Studies elective (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • Literature Elective (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (3)
  • Total Credits (18)

NOTE: Students should begin Service Learning (1 of 3 credits)

Year 3

First Semester

  • History OR Philosophy OR Religious Studies electeive (3)
  • LIT410 Shakespeare* OR LIT420 Seminar for English Majors* (3)
  • Literature Elective (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • Literature Electives (6)
  • Select 1: LNG307 The English Language: Its Evolution and Structure; LNG309 Sociolinguistics (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

*LIT410 and LIT420 will be offered in alternate years.

Year 4

First Semester

  • LIT420 Seminar for English Majors* OR LIT410 Shakespeare* (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (12)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • LIT443 Proseminar (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (12)
  • Total Credits (15)

*LIT410 and LIT420 will be offered in alternate years.

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