Pathway for English Majors: BA/JD Option

The pathway for English majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I         
Seminar for Freshmen         
Mathematics
Social Science

Spring
First Year Writing II         
Ethics
Humanities/History (ENG 113, 114, 121, 123, 124, or 250)*
STE

Year 2

Fall
ENG 213
Literature (ENG 214, 217, or 218)**
Language
STE

Spring
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Group 1-5 Option
Language
Cultural Diversity A or B/Elective***

Year 3

Fall
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Elective (numbered 300 or above)
ECR Course/Elective***

Spring
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Elective
English Major Elective
Cultural Diversity A or B/Elective***

* Although numerous courses satisfy the Humanities/History Requirement, select courses double-count as English major electives, allowing for additional free electives.

** English majors take ENG 214, 217, or 218.

*** Based on availability, selected courses may be double-counted to satisfy the ECR or Cultural Diversity requirements and to fulfill other Core or Major requirements, allowing for additional free electives.

Note: It is recommended that students who have free electives take PHIL 212 (Formal Logic) prior to taking the LSAT.