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English
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Program description

BA English

The English Department provides a major, a minor, and a certificate, as well as an area of concentration that can include a degree in secondary education or an endorsement for middle-grades education.

The English curriculum also includes three essential components of the General Education Program and two basic developmental courses.

Program content

Modules include:

Required/Core Courses

  • Foundations of World Literature
  • Survey of British Literature I
  • Survey of British Literature II

American Literature Courses

  • Survey of American Literature I
  • Survey of American Literature II

Advanced Literature/Writing Courses

  • Linguistics: Modern English Grammar
  • Advanced Composition

Literature Before 1800

  • Renaissance to Restoration Literature
  • Age of Enlightenment Literature
  • Medieval Literature
  • Shakespeare

Literature After 1800

  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Modernism and Postmodernism Literature
  • Contemporary Drama
  • Special Topics (qualifying sections thereof)
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature
  • The Novel
  • Independent Study (qualifying sections thereof)

Required Capstone Course 

Literary Theory and Research

Unrestricted Electives

Choose two courses from this list for the BA degree:

  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Survey of American Literature I
  • Survey of American Literature II
  • Renaissance to Restoration Literature
  • Age of Enlightenment Literature
  • Linguistics: Modern English Grammar
  • Medieval Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Contemporary Drama
  • Advanced Composition
  • Romantic and Victorian Literature
  • The Novel
  • Advanced Creative Writing
  • Special Topics
  • Independent Study
  • Shakespeare

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships and grants, please visit the university website.

Career opportunities

  • Digital Copywriter
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Lexicographer
  • Magazine Journalist
  • Newspaper Journalist
  • Publishing Copy-Editor/Proofreader
  • Web Content Manager
  • Writer
  • School Teacher
  • Social Media Manager
  • Screenwriter
  • Librarian

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About this institute

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University

Campbellsville University is a comprehensive, Christian institution that offers more than 80 majors and certifications that run the gamut from accelerated courses to postgraduate programs, we have an educational path that will not only align with your specific interests and talents...


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Campbellsville University

1 University Dr.
42718 Campbellsville Kentucky
United States

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