Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

English (BA)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
320.101 Composition I320.203 Approaches to Literary Study
3General Education Group A (Humanities)320.236 American Literature 1
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Communications 3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3Free Elective3General Education Group C (Natural Science/Math)
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
320.237 American Literature 2320.226 European Literature 1
320.246 British Literature 1320.247 British Literature 2
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Education Quantitative/Analytical 3General Education Group C (Natural Science/Math)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3Free Elective
3Free Elective  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
320.256 or 20.257 Non-Western Literature 1 or 23Linguistics Elective Course
3American Literature Elective (300/400-level)3American Literature Elective (300/400-level)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills;
3Free Elective3Free Elective
  3Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
3Pre1660 British Literature Elective (300/400-level)3Post1660 British Literature Elective (300/400-level)
320.491 Topics in Criticism or 20.492 Lit. Criticism3English Elective
3English Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective  
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Consult advisor for approved courses in each English Elective category

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.