Complete 33 credits from eleven courses including three foundational English courses, six advanced electives, and two additional electives.
Students may also choose to add a concentration to the major which will add additional requirements that can be used to fulfill major electives.
Grade: No courses with a grade below C- may be applied toward the major Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major. Residency: At least six courses for the major must be completed at UMass Boston.
Take one course from English 461 to 499 as a capstone course. English majors in the Teacher Licensure Program may count their practicum semester as a capstone experience. Students completing the creative writing concentration in English may use their required writing portfolio as the capstone experience. English majors who have an internship approved by the English Department’s internship supervisor may count their semester as an intern as a capstone experience if they enroll in either ENGL 475 or 476.
Additional Electives (6 Credits)
Take two additional English electives. At least one course must be at the 200-level or higher.