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English, Language and Digital Technology Concentration, B.A.

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Admission Requirements

Freshmen and Transfers

  • Minimum GPA:  2.0
  • Declaration of Major:  Change of Major forms accepted year-round; students must make an advising appointment during SOAR and when declaring the major
  • Transferable Credit Hours:  24

Degree Requirements

Students in the major must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in English courses, including 12 credit hours at the 4000-level.

General Education Courses (37-41 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education Program .

Foreign Language Courses

Students with an English major (all concentrations) are required to demonstrate foreign language competency at the intermediate level.  Intermediate proficiency requires completion of a 2000-level or above course in a foreign language that uses the Latin alphabet (e.g., French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish) or a 1202-level course in a language that does not use the Latin alphabet (e.g., Chinese, Ancient Greek, Modern Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Russian, etc.).


*Remaining courses not taken as a Major Course may be taken as a Concentration Elective Course.


*Courses are designated Department of English Diversity “D” courses.

Restricted Elective Courses (9 hours)

Select nine additional credit hours in ENGL courses at the 2000-level or above.

Minor Courses (18 credit hours)

A Major in English also requires completion of either a minor established at UNC Charlotte or an individually designed course of study consisting of a minimum of 18 credit hours in coursework selected from English and/or other departments, approved by the student’s Department of English advisor and undergraduate coordinator.  Students with a second major in another department are considered to have satisfied the minor requirement.  

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

A GPA of 2.0 or above in all English courses above the 1000-level is required for graduation.

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