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English BA/Information and Library Science MS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 15.01 , CIP: 23.0101 English Language and Literature, General)

Department of English

306 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610

William Solomon, Professor
Chair

Walter Hakala, Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Information Science

Graduate School of Education
University at Buffalo
534 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-1020

Professor Dan Albertson
Professor, Department Chair

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
ENG 200-level elective M 3
Math & Quantitative Reasoning MQR 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ENG 200-level elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ENG Criticism/Theory (300/400-level) M 3
ENG 200-level elective M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Scientific Literacy I SLI1 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Breadth of Literary Study (300/400-level) M 3
Early Lit Course (300/400-level) M 3
Diversity in the US E*/DIV 3
Scientific Literacy with Lab SLI2 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
ENG 300/400-level elective M 3
Early Lit Course (300/400-level) M 3
ENG 300/400-level elective M 3
Elective E* 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Early Lit Course (300/400-level) M 3
ENG 300/400-level elective M 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 3
Elective E* 2
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ENG 300/400-level elective M 3
LIS 507LEC Information Life Cycle M 3
LIS 508LEC Information Users and Uses M 3
LIS 575LEC Intro to Research Meth M 3
Total Credits: 12
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
ENG 400-level Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Info Users & Uses Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Information Management Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Information Tech Elective M 3
Total Credits: 12

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
LIS Grad level Professional Skills Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Open Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Open Elective M 3
Total Credits: 9
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
LIS Grad level Open Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Open Elective M 3
LIS Grad level Open Elective M 3
Total Credits: 9
Total Credits Required for Degree:
135
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum).

* Some electives may need to be completed at the upper-division (at least 300-level and above) to fulfill the upper division requirement for baccalaureate degree.
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Jan 30, 2023 10:57:08