Oct 23, 2020  
Transfer Course Guide 
    
Transfer Course Guide

SMC Associate in Arts - BA English


Learning Outcomes

English majors will be able to:

  • analyze works of literature, including paraphrasing significance and identifying major themes.
  • demonstrate a broad base of knowledge about literary periods and major world authors, including familiarity with thematic and structural concerns in a core of classic works.
  • conduct intensive library research on an author or work, including consulting the MLA Bibliography, identifying different critical perspectives, and evaluating the scholarly credibility of sources.
  • write mechanically correct and logically organized prose.
  • revise writing in response to feedback from critical readers and to provide critical feedback on the writing of others.
  • communicate orally, using language that demonstrates a control of standard English and an avoidance of inappropriate stereotypical and gender-specific language.
  • analyze language with regard to phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.

 

Core Curriculum and General Education Requirements  

Specified Core Curriculum


Students earning a bachelor’s degree must complete all Core Curriculum requirements.  The following specific core curriculum courses are required.

SWU Specified Core Curriculum Requirements Equivalent Spartanburg Methodist College Courses
ENGL 1003   Freshman Composition I ENGL 101 English Composition I
ENGL 1013   Freshman Composition II ENGL 102 English Composition II
ENGL 2103   Speech Communication SPCH 201 Public Speaking


English BA Requirements with Associate in Arts Equivalencies

Major Courses (37 Hours)

SWU Major Requirements Equivalent Spartanburg Methodist College Courses
ENGL 1151  Cornerstone English Seminar No equivalent course
ENGL 2053   World Literature ENGL 210 Readings in World Literature
ENGL 3013   American Literature to 1900 ENGL 203 American Literature I
ENGL 3053   British Literature ENGL 201 British Literature I
ENGL 3063   British Literature ENGL 202 British Literature II
ENGL 4153   Capstone English Seminar No equivalent course
ENGL 4203   Modern Grammar and Linguistics No equivalent course
ENGL 4303  Development of Modern English No equivalent course
ENGL 4503   Shakespeare No equivalent course
ENGL 4703   Literary Criticism No equivalent course
Choose one (1) of the following:  
ENGL 3153   Advanced Composition No equivalent course
ENGL 3183   Creative Writing ENGL 206 Creative Writing
 Choose at least two (2) of the following:  
ENGL 2503   Poetry and Its Process No equivalent course
ENGL 2603   Fiction and Its Process No equivalent course
ENGL 2703   Non-Fiction Prose and Its Process No equivalent course

Concentrations (9 Hours)

Choose one of the following concentrations.

Literature (9 Hours)
SWU Required Courses Equivalent Spartanburg Methodist College Courses
ENGL 3083   British and American Literature, Modern and Postmodern No equivalent course
ENGL 3093   Contemporary Literature in English No equivalent course
ENGL 3353   The Contemporary Novel in English No equivalent course
Composition and Rhetoric (9 Hours)
SWU Required Courses Equivalent Spartanburg Methodist College Courses
COMM 2303   Persuasion No equivalent course
COMM 3203   Rhetorical Theory No equivalent course
Choose at least one of the following:  
COMM 2153   Introduction to Journalism No equivalent course
BUSI 2093   Business Communications BSAD 105 Business Communications

Note:


Students choosing the Composition and Rhetoric Track are reqired to take both ENGL 3153  and ENGL 2703  .

Electives   (30-34 Hours)

In addition to core curriculum/general education requirements (40-44 credit hours) and major course requirements, students must complete elective coursework appropriate to their degree.  A minimum of 120 credit hours is rquired for most bachelor’s degrees, including elective coursework.  Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to identify courses that complement their program area.

Total (120 Hours)

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