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English and Comparative Literature, B.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences (Open only to AA-T/TMC)


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(Major Code: 15011) (SIMS Code: Applied 112111)

Currently not admitting students at SDSU Imperial Valley.

All candidates for a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this bulletin on “Graduation Requirements .” No more than 54 units in English and Comparative Literature, and Rhetoric and Writing Studies courses can apply to the degree.

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Arts and Sciences is open only to students who have completed the California Community College Associate in Arts in English for Transfer (AA-T) degree completing the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) for English. Contact department adviser.

A minor is not required with this major.

Impacted Programs

The majors in English and English in Preparation for the Single Subject Teaching Credential in English Language Arts are impacted programs. To be admitted to the major in English or English in Preparation for the Single Subject Teaching Credential in English Language Arts, refer to the program description for specific impacted criteria.

Major Academic Plans (MAPs)

Visit http://www.sdsu.edu/mymap for the recommended courses needed to fulfill your major requirements. The MAPs website was created to help students navigate the course requirements for their majors and to identify which General Education course will also fulfill a major preparation course requirement.

Preparation for the Major


(15 units)

NOTE: The Applied Arts and Sciences degree is open only to students who have completed the California Community College Associate in Arts in English for Transfer (AA-T) degree completing the Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) for English.

Language Requirement


Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one language other than English to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to section of this bulletin on “Graduation Requirements .”

Language Competency Requirement (Applied Arts and Sciences)


Students who have completed the California Community College Associate in Arts in English for Transfer (AA-T) degree are required to successfully complete a second college semester or third college quarter in one language other than English. Students will also meet this requirement by successfully completing the third-year level of a high school language other than English.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Take ECL 508W  and earn a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Major


A minimum of 33 upper division units to include 3 units in an early period, 6 units of comparative literature, 3 units of ECL 508W , and 21 units of upper division ECL electives.

Courses in module A are oriented towards exploring aspects of the development of the English and American literary traditions over time. Courses in module B are oriented towards using literary and cultural studies to engage with a diversity of human societies, viewpoints, and experiences. Courses in module C develop student capacity in scholarly writing, creative writing, editing, publishing, and digital literary content.

C. Three Units of ECL 508W


Must include at least three units of ECL 508W.

D. Twenty-One Units of


Twenty-one units of upper division English and Comparative Literature courses.

English Honors Variation


(39 units)

Three additional units of upper division English and Comparative Literature electives, with consent of the undergraduate adviser; and

Selection of Courses


Prospective majors of sophomore standing may, with the consent of the course instructor and subject to general university regulations (see “Credit for Upper Division Courses ” in the section of Admission and Registration ), substitute six units of upper division electives for six units of lower division work. These courses must be in the same field as those which they replace, and must be approved by the departmental adviser.

Students of junior or senior standing may substitute for any deficiencies in lower division requirements in English and Comparative Literature (except RWS 100  and RWS 200 ) an equivalent number of units of upper division courses selected with the approval of the departmental adviser.

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