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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.A.

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-6297

Program Description

English majors take 18 hours of courses in lower-division major requirements. These courses are designed as an introduction to the field of English Studies. At the 3000/4000 level, students choose one course from each of eight categories: Language, Writing, Genres, Cultural Studies, Theory, and three period requirements. The English major culminates in the Senior Seminar, which is the major’s capstone course. All English majors must demonstrate competence in foreign languages up through the level of FL 2002.

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions  section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures  outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

At least 24 of these 33 hours must be taken at Kennesaw State.

Three hours from each of the following nine groups (27 Credit Hours)


*This course can be taken up to two times (6 credit hours) for credit toward graduation.

Senior Seminar (3 Credit Hours)

Elective (3 Credit Hours)

Any 3000 or 4000 level course with the prefix ENGL, FILM, WRIT, or LING.

Upper Division Electives (9 Credit Hours)

9 hours of upper-division studies can be selected from any 3000- or 4000-level courses in the university curriculum.

Free Electives (18 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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