• English, BA  requires 120 credit hours.
  • Two courses (6 semester hours) at the 400 level
  • No more than three sophomore literature courses (9 semester hours)
  • No more than three courses (9 semester hours) in creative writing
  • 36 of 120 credit hours must be taken at 300 level or higher.
  • Must have a 2.0 GPA in major, minor, and overall.
  • No more than 6 credit hours of HPE may count in degree requirements.
  • 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, with an overall 25% of coursework taken at UAH.
  • No more than 60 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
Freshman Composition6
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
Humanities and Fine Arts6
12 hours of Humanities and Fine Arts chosen from the following categories below
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Literature
Students will fulfill Literature requirements within the English Major Core.
Humanities and Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
THEATRE APPRECIATION
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
Any WLC 100 or 200 level 1
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
Mathematics and Natural Sciences11
Mathematics: Choose one3-4
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
CALCULUS WITH APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences: Choose two8
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
ENVIR EARTH SCI FND & APPLICA
CLIMATE AND GLOBAL CHANGE
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
History and Social and Behavioral Sciences12
History: Choose one3
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Choose three9
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
Select 6 semester hours from the following:6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Introduction to the English Major and Minor
EH 305INTRO TO ENGLISH MAJOR & MINOR3
Survey of General Linguistics
EHL 405SUR GEN LINGUISTICS:APP ENG I3
Composition Studies for Teachers
EH 400COMPOSITION STUDIES FOR TCHERS3
American Literature
Select 3 semester hours from the following:3
SURVEY AMERICAN LITERATURE
STUDIES IN THE NOVEL
STUDIES IN AMERICAN CINEMA
THE AMERICAN NOVEL
AMERICAN LITERARY MODERNISM
WILLIAM FAULKNER
SPECIAL STUDIES AMERICAN LIT
READING THE EARLY REPUBLIC
THE AMERICAN NINETEENTH CNTRY
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ETHNIC AMERICAN NOVEL
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMRCN IMGNTN
English Literature
Select 3 semester hours from the following:3
SURVEY BRITISH LITERATURE
REP TEXTS-WOMEN WRITERS
STUDIES IN THE NOVEL
CONTEMPORARY BRITISH LITERATUR
SPECIAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH LIT
CHAUCER
ARTHURIAN ROMANCE
16TH CENTURY LITERATURE
SHAKESPEARE I
SHAKESPEARE II
MILTON
EARLY MODERN LITERATURE
THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE ENLIGHTENMENT
ROMANTIC LITERATURE
VICTORIAN LITERATURE
The Novel
Select 3 semester hours from the following:3
STUDIES IN THE NOVEL
THE AMERICAN NOVEL
ETHNIC AMERICAN NOVEL
SPECIAL STUDIES AMERICAN LIT
SPECIAL STUDIES IN ENGLISH LIT (with a topic covering the novel)
Literature Elective
Select 3 semester hours from the courses listed above at the 300 level or above, as well as the following:3
LITERARY CRITICISM & THEORY
FEMINISM AND COMPOSITION
HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE
FICTION WRITING
POETRY WRITING
SPEC STUDIES CREATIVE WRITING
ANGLOPHONE/POSTCOLONIAL LIT
REP TEXTS-WOMEN WRITERS
STUDIES IN THE NOVEL
POETRY AND POETICS
LITERATURE, SCIENCE & TECH
SCIENCE FICTION
THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE
DRAMATIC LITERATURE
Speech and Communication
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication3
CM 231FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN COMMUNICA3
Drama and Theatre
TH 221ACTING3
TH 425THEATRE MAINSTAGE1-3
Media Writing
CM 205INTRO TO JOURNALISM3
Mass Media
CM 430MASS MEDIA IN AMERICA3
Education Courses
ED 301INTRO TO EDUCATION PRACTICUM1
ED 307MULTICULTURAL FND EDUCATION3
ED 308EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
EDC 301TCHG THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD3
EDC 311INSTR STRATEGIES INCLUSIVE CLR3
ED 309CLASSROOM & BEHAVIOR MGMT3
ED 350TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOM3
ED 408TCHG READING/CONTENT AREA3
ED 410FOUNDATIONS EDUC EVALUAT3
ED 421TEACH ENGL MID & SEC SCHOOL3
ED 497HIGH SCHOOL INTERNSHIP12
Total Semester Hours120