Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in English select one of two program options. The General option is intended for those pursuing a liberal arts education with special emphasis on literature and composition; and the Single Subject Teaching option is designed for students interested in a career in education.
Students majoring in English must obtain advisement prior to or during their initial quarter of major coursework. Those majoring in English are urged to acquire command of at least one foreign language as part of their program.
The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in English is 180 units, of which 80-90 units are in the major depending on the option selected. Consult with an advisor for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree including GE and free electives.