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         
Math Core Requirement
Social Science Core Requirement

Spring
First Year Writing II         
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Humanities/History/VPATH Core Requirement (ENG-113, ENG-114, ENG-121, ENG-123, ENG-124)*
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement

Year 2

Fall
ENG-213
Literature Core Requirement (ENG-214, ENG-217, or ENG-218)**
Elective        
STE Core Requirement

Spring
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Elective (numbered above H103) 
Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement***        
STE Core Requirement

Year 3

Fall
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Elective (numbered 300 or above)
Elective

Spring
English Major Group 1-5 Option
English Major Group 1-5 Option        
English Major Elective (numbered above H103)
Elective

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

** English majors take ENG-214, ENG-217, or ENG-218 to fulfill the Literature Core Requirement.

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

Note: The Language requirement may be fulfilled by a competency level of 102 or above and a minimum of one language course in any language other than English. Exemption from the language requirement is granted at the proficiency level of 202 in any qualifying language.

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