Bachelor of Arts in English
Below are the core requirements for achieving a BA in English. To see descriptions of these courses, check the general course descriptions. Faculty usually provide a more extensive description of the courses when they are offered.
Check with the Major Advisor at least once each semester to track your progress.
Requirements and Forms
For a current list of department forms, please go to Advising Forms.
For students matriculating PRIOR to Fall 2017:
For students matriculating AFTER Fall 2017:
For non-major advising (less than 60 units earned):
- general education advising
- course schedule planning
- resources for academic success
- pre-graduation general education reviews
Contact the College of Humanities and the Arts (H&A) Student Success Center in Clark Hall 244, or call (408) 924-5095 for an appointment.
For major advising (60+ units earned):
- assistance with major form
- application for graduation
- assistance with substitution forms
- graduation worksheet and hold letter reviews
Contact the English Department Office (Faculty Offices 102) at (408) 924-4425 to make an advising appointment.
Explanations and Limitations
One course equals 3 or 4 units. English majors who complete the Humanities Honors Program will be credited for ENGL 125 (European Literature: Homer to Dante).