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Literature, B.A.


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Literature, B.A. Degree Map  

The undergraduate major in Literature leads to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Students in the major may select from a wide range of courses in American, British, European or World literature. Students who plan to teach English in secondary schools should select this major with a certification option. For information, contact the HSH Office of Advising. Students majoring in Literature are strongly encouraged to complete WRIT 1302 in partial fulfillment of the communications component area of UHCL’s core curriculum.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


Communication (6 hours)


Choose WRIT 1301 and either WRIT 1302 or WRIT 2311. For Literature majors, WRIT 1302 is recommended.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses:

U.S. History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Public Speaking (3 hours)


Component Area Options (3 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs are required co-requisites for the chosen science courses.

College Core Requirements (3 hours)


48 hours of upper-level credit must be “C” or better.

Core Requirements (3 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses (WRIT 3305 recommended):

Major Requirements (36 hours)


Choose ONE of the following courses.


2300-level British, American, or World courses


Choose TWO 2300 level courses: (LITR 2321 and LITR 2326 recommended).

History


Choose TWO of the following courses. At least one of these must be in pre-1800 literature: LITR 3334, 
LITR 3361, LITR 4316, LITR 4326, or LITR 4346.

Genre


Choose TWO of the following courses:

Culture


Choose TWO of the following courses:

Literature Electives


Choose THREE additional 3300/4300 level Literature courses from the “History”, “Genre,” and “Culture” lists.  

Electives (33 hours)


Lower-level electives (12 hours) - any 1300/2300 level courses at UHCL that are not used to satisfy any other degree requirements. Upper-level electives (21 hours) may include any 3300/4300 level courses at UHCL that are not used to satisfy any other degree requirements.

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