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Questions? Contact us at:

University of Louisville
Transfer Office
(502) 852-0166
transfer@louisville.edu
Houchens Bldg, Room 150 2211 S. Brook Street Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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B.A. ENGLISH

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 5/1/2019

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.A. ENGLISH degree at University of Louisville. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression


Semester 1Credit Hours
GEN 100 (1) 1
FRE 101 (4) or GER 101 (4) or SPA 101 (4) 4
GE/FL Course 3
ENG 101 (3) 3
MAT 150 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours14
Semester 2Credit Hours
FRE 102 (4) or GER 102 (4) or SPA 102 (4) 4
ENG 102 (3) 3
OC Course 3
HIS 101 (3) or HIS 102 (3) 3
NS Course 3
NS Lab Course 1
Total Credit Hours17

Semester 3Credit Hours
FRE 201 (3) or GER 201 (3) or SPA 201 (3) 3
Humanities Course 3
SB Course 3
SB Course 3
PHI 110 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 4Credit Hours
SB Course 3
QR/NS Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
PHI 120 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours15

Pre-Transfer Notes

Those with questions about the UofL English program may contact:
Department of English
Phone: 502-852-6801
Website: http://www.louisville.edu/english

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression


Semester 5Credit Hours
Elective 3
ENGL 300 (3.00) 3
ENGL Elective (400) 3
Elective 3
ENGL Elective (300 level) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 6Credit Hours
SOCS 100+ 3
NATS 300+ or SOC 300+ 3
ENGL 491 (3.00) 3
ENGL Elective (400) 3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours15

Semester 7Credit Hours
ENGL Elective (500) 3
NATS 300+ or SOCS 300+ 3
ENGL Elective (500) 3
Elective 3
ENGL Elective (300 level) 3
Total Credit Hours15
Semester 8Credit Hours
HUM 300+ 3
ENGL Elective (400) 3
ENGL Elective (500) 3
ENGL Elective (500) 3
HUM 400+ 3
Total Credit Hours15

Program Notes

A grade of C- or better is required in all 300 and 500-level courses in the major.
Completion of this degree requires work to be submitted for the department’s Learning Outcomes Measurement. For details, contact the department.
Students must meet historical distribution through any of their ENGL electives: One course pre-1700, one course 1700-1900, and one course post-1900.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 121
Overall GPA Required: 2.0
Major GPA Required: 2.0
Hours Required at 300 level or above: 50
Residency Requirement: 30 of last 36 hours must be taken at UofL and in the College of Arts and Sciences


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