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For More Information, Contact:
Sylvia Pamboukian, Ph.D. 
Interim Department Head, English
English Department

pamboukian@rmu.edu
412-397-6450 Phone
412-397-6469 Fax
Wheatley Center 234
Moon Campus




Bachelor of Arts in English
(Accelerated Law School Admission Course of Study)


Fall Semester

Spring Semester

First Year

COSK 1221 Argument and Research 

HUMA 1010 Humanities

MATH 1050 Math Reasoning

PSYC 1010 Gen. Psych

HIST or POLS Course*


15 Credits

COSK 2220 Public Speaking

ELIT Course*

ECON 1010 Survey of Econ.

SOC Course*

Natural Science Course*


15 Credits

Second Year

COSK 2221 Intercultural Comm.

INFS 1020 Intro Decision Supp. Sys.

ENGL2010 Study of Essay

ELIT 3520 Shakespeare

ELIT 2030, 2040, 2055 or 2080


15 Credits

COSK 2230 Prof. Comm

ELIT 2000 Study of Lit.

ENGL 2540 Study of Lang.

ENGL 3500 Study of Rhetoric

ENGL 3010 Mod. Engl. Grammar


15 Credits

Third Year

ELIT 3080 Am Lit before 1865

ELIT 3120 Brit Lit to 1789

ENGL 3110 Hx of Engl. Lang.

ELIT 4000 Teaching of Writing

ELIT 3000 Seminar*


15 Credits

ELIT 3090 Am Lit after 1865

ELIT 3130 Brit Lit to 1789

ELIT 4800 Seminar in Lit

ELIT 3000 Seminar*

ELIT 2030, 2040, 2055, or 2080


15 Credits

Law School at Partner Institutions (30 Credits)




* Use electives from the list on the English Studies Concentration checksheet as options
Note: Students must complete SET requirements to receive an RMU degree.