English & Writing Professions, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) Accelerated 3+2 Dual Degree Program
Students accepted to the 3+2 Accelerated Dual Degree Option are able to complete their B.A. degree and M.A. degree within 5 calendar years because up to 9 semester hours of graduate-level coursework will apply to both the undergraduate B.A. degree and the graduate M.A. degree. Only undergraduate students of proven academic ability will be considered for the program. Students should be aware that, in order to maintain their progress in the accelerated 3+2 program, careful coordination with their advisor is required.
Entrance requirements for the 3 +2 adhere to the requirements for the M.A. English Program in the Graduate Catalog. Students admitted into the program will remain coded as undergraduate until fulfilling their BA requirements. Students admitted into the 3+2 program must complete the English BA degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA to be allowed to proceed on with graduate program coursework. Students must fulfill all graduation requirements listed below.
Students may apply to the Graduate School for admission to the 3+2 program in their junior or senior year. Approval of both the department and Graduate School is required (see the form at http://gradschool.eku.edu/graduate-school-forms.
English Program Special Admission Requirements
ENG 310 Introduction to English Studies and overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 at the time of admission to the 3+2 program.
Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement Admission Requirements
Please refer to the College of Education Endorsement section of the Catalog.
CIP Code: 13.1305
Summary Checklist for General Education
|A: Written Communication||3|
|B: Written Communication||3|
|C: Oral Communication||3|
|A: Historical Science||3|
|B: Social Behavioral Science||3|
|Diversity of Perspectives Experiences||6|
Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.
|University Graduation Requirements|
|Student Success Seminar|
|ASO 100||Student Success Seminar (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)||1|
|Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)|
|ENG 310||Introduction to English Studies||3|
|ENG 311||Early British Literature Survey||3|
|ENG 312||British and American Literature Survey I||3|
|ENG 313||British and American Literature II||3|
|ENG 410||Grammar, Traditional and Modern||3|
|ENG 490||Creative Writing Capstone||3|
|or ENG 491||Technical Writing Capstone|
|or ENG 492||English Literature Capstone|
|ENG 801||Introduction to Graduate Study||3|
|ENG 808||Studies in Modern Composition||3|
|ENG 814||Writing Across the Curriculum||3|
|Choose from 18 hours of ENG courses at 300 level or above, including at least nine hours at the 400 or 500 level||18|
|Choose from 35 hours of free electives||35|