English and Communications Major, BA

Campus: Westchester


This major offers students a great deal of flexibility thereby enabling them to design a course of study according to personal interests. It prepares students for a variety of careers such as law, mass communications, video production, and teaching. 

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements 36-42
Open Electives 31-48
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

See complete University Core requirements.

University Core
Complete University Core Requirements 144-55
Total Credits44-55

 Major Requirements (36-42 Credits)

Required Courses
LIT 132Introduction to Literary Studies3
LIT 211Topics in Literature 13
LIT 212Topics in Literature 13
LIT 362Shakespeare3
Select one of the following:3
American Short Fiction
LIT
One Genre Course
Select one of the following:3
Seminar
Senior Year Experience:Culture, Creativity, Communication
Seminar
ENG 393Internship1-6
ENG 3xxOne Advanced or Creative Writing3
MCA 200 Level or Higher3-4
Major Electives
Select five courses as specified below:15
Five upper-level (200-level and higher) courses in one or more of the following areas: ENG, JRN, LIT, MCA
or
Any five courses in one concentration: ENG, JRN, LIT, or MCA 2
Total Credits40-46

Open Electives (31-48 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 31-48 credits31-48
Total Credits31-48