Bachelor of Arts

English with Concentration in Writing

Academic Department

Bachelor's Degree Requirements

The following overall requirements are needed in order to earn a bachelor's degree. For a full explanation of the requirements, please see policy A.04.01.

  • Completion of the core curriculum. Specific core plan is dependent upon accepted transfer credit, major, and Honor's Program participation. 
  • Successful completion of at least 120 credit hours, with the final 36 hours taken in Residence at UST. Total credits listed on the page only reflect the major. 
  • Completion of a major.
  • Completion of 36 upper-division credit hours.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) above 2.0
  • A cumulative GPA above 2.0 in your major
  • Freshman Symposium is a one-credit hour, mandatory course exclusively for first-year students at the University of St. Thomas, introducing them to the UST mission and the Basilian Fathers’ core values of goodness, discipline, and knowledge. Freshmen register for it during the Freshmen Registration/Orientation events and can choose a class that aligns with their interests, with course descriptions provided in advance.

Required for All English Majors

Note: Honors students may complete major without taking ENGLC 1301 and 1302, classes from which they are already exempted by their participation in Honors and whose content is largely covered in the HNRS curriculum.

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Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Major Author

Choose one from the following:

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Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

English Electives

  • 3 credit hours of 3000/4000 level ENGL courses
Sub-Total Credits
3

Senior Thesis

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Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Foreign Language

  • Choose two sequential courses in a single foreign language
Sub-Total Credits
6
Total Credits
45