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Online Bachelor's Degree

English

English
Bachelor of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Up to 90 Credits Accepted
  • All courses are available online or on-site
  • Hybrid course format available
TUITION
  • $245 per credit
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Gain the analytical, critical, and communication skills to help you succeed in graduate study or an in-demand career by pursuing a bachelor's degree in English

A Bachelor of Arts in English at University of Maryland Global Campus offers a solid base of critical thinking on which to build a career or further graduate study. In this program, you will hone in-demand skills in research and writing that have a wide application in the job market. If you are intrigued by literature, the English major may be right for you.

This program is also available as a minor.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 33

  • (3 Credits, ENGL 240)
  • ENGL 250
  • (3 Credits, ENGL 303)
  • (3 Credits, ENGL 310)
  • (3 Credits, ENGL 430)
  • (3 Credits, ENGL 459)
  • (3 Credits, ENGL 495)
  • Upper-level ENGL courses (12 credits): Focused study in American literature or British literature recommended; see Degree Focus tab

UMGC outlines the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees on the General Education Requirements webpage.

In addition to the major, elective, and general education courses and requirements outlined on this page, please review the overall bachelor's degree requirements.

This is our recommended course sequence to progress through this program. You may take multiple courses simultaneously, up to your course load limit. You cannot take a prerequisite with its subsequent course during the same session. Your plan will be unique and dependent on multiple factors, including the number of credits you transfer to this program. Contact an advisor if you have any questions about this plan, course alternatives, or your course load limit.

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1 (1 Credit, LIBS 150) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2 (3 Credits, PACE 111C) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
3 (3 Credits, WRTG 112) General Education: Communication
4 (3 Credits, CMST 301) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
5 (3 Credits, NUTR 100) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6 (3 Credits, ENGL 102) General Education: Communication
7 (3 Credits, ENGL 281) General Education: Communication
8 (3 Credits, MATH 105) General Education: Math
9 (3 Credits, ENGL 240) Major
10 ENGL 250 Major
11 (3 Credits, HUMN 100) General Education: Arts & Humanities
12 (4 Credits, BIOL 103) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
13 (3 Credits, BEHS 103) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
14 (3 Credits, ARTH 334) General Education: Arts & Humanities
15 3-credit elective course Elective
16 (3 Credits, ECON 103) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
17 (3 Credits, ENGL 303) Major
18 3-credit elective course Elective
19 3-credit elective course Elective
20 (3 Credits, ENGL 310) Major
21 3-credit elective course Elective
22 Choose the course that aligns with your degree focus:
American Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 363)
British Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 311)
Major
23 (3 Credits, WRTG 391) General Education: Communication
24 3-credit elective course Elective
25 Choose the course that aligns with your degree focus:
American Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 364)
British Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 312)
Major
26 3-credit elective course Elective
27 3-credit elective course Elective
28 (3 Credits, ENGL 430) Major
29 3-credit elective course Elective
30 3-credit elective course Elective
31 Choose the course that aligns with your degree focus:
American Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 433)
British Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 386)
Major
32 3-credit elective course Elective
33 3-credit elective course Elective
34 Choose the course that aligns with your degree focus:
American Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 441)
British Literature: (3 Credits, ENGL 406)
Major
35 3-credit elective course Elective
36 3-credit elective course Elective
37 3-credit elective course Elective
38 3-credit elective course Elective
39 (3 Credits, ENGL 459) Major
40 (3 Credits, ENGL 495) Major
41 1-credit elective course Elective

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