Jan 24, 2022
This option does not include a student teaching component and therefore does not automatically qualify students to apply for teaching licensure. Students wishing to earn a teaching license are advised to pursue the English Education major.
UNIVERSITY CORE (58 HOURS)
University Core - English (12 hours)
University Core - History (6 hours)
University Core - Bible (6 hours)
University Core - Social Sciences (6 hours)
Choose two courses representing two different subject areas.
University Core - Science (7 hours)
Seven hours of science hours are required, including one 4-hour lab course. Students are encouraged to choose from one of the following lab courses below:
- BIO 103 - Human Biology
- BIO 104 - Human Biology Laboratory
- BIO 105 - Plants and People
- BIO 106 - Plants and People Laboratory
- BIO 111 - Biology I
- CHE 112 - Chemistry in American Life II
- CHE 141 - General Chemistry I
- PHY 151 - General Physics I
- PHY 251 - Fundamentals of Physics I
The remaining course may be 3 or 4 hours from Biology, Chemistry, or Physics. A student may choose one course from each of two disciplines or two courses from the same discipline. However, course combinations NOT permitted include the following: BIO 101-203, 101-111, CHE 141-111, 141-124, 111-124, PHY 151-251, 251-104, 151-104. Evening students (those taking half or more of their courses as evening classes) may substitute a 3-hour non-laboratory course for the 4-hour laboratory course.
University Core - Mathematics (3 hours)
MAT 101 or higher is required.
University Core - Fine Arts (3 hours)
University Core - Physical Education (3 hours)
Three hours are required. Recommended courses are listed below:
University Core for BA and English Majors - Modern Languages (12 hours)
Twelve hours are usually required. Students must complete the intermediate or sophomore-level courses in their chosen language. Students with one high school unit may enter course 102 of the same language and thereby waive 3 hours of this requirement; those with two high school units may enter course 201, waiving 6 hours.
University Core - Chapel
Students at Mississippi College are required to complete chapel requirements based on the student classification at the time of enrollment as detailed below:
|Freshman (0-23 semester hours)
|Sophomore (24-53 semester hours)
|Junior (54-83 semester hours)
|Senior (84 or more semester hours)
Students classified as ADP (Accelerated Degree Program) and students enrolled in online degree programs are exempt from chapel requirements.
The student must complete the University core curriculum and must complete within the Department of English a total of 33 hours of work (including 6 hours designated as Pre-Professional English Education courses). A Communication course is also required. The requirements for the English major with Writing Concentration and Pre-Professional Education are as follows:
Eighteen semester hours composed of:
One 3-hour English Writing Elective at the 300-400 level
Choose one of the following:
Six semester hours to be composed of the following:
Additional English Electives
- Choose three (3) semester hours from 300- or 400-level English courses in writing or literature.
Communication Course (3 Hours)
Choose one of the following Communication courses:
Pre-Professional English Education Courses (19 Hours)
The student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program in order to complete the Pre-Professional English Education requirements.
Sufficient elective hours must be taken to meet the minimum hour requirement for graduation in this program. Electives should be chosen in consultation with advisor.