Academic Catalog 2021-2022

English - Literature Major

Major Requirements

The requirements for a major in English with a literature concentration are 35 credits:

English Courses
ENG 224Literature, Imagination and Empathy4
ENG 230Introduction to Literary Scholarship4
ENG 340British Literature in Historical Contexts4
ENG 350American Literature in Historical Contexts4
Advanced Literary Studies Courses
Select 4 credits in advanced literary studies from the following:4
Shakespeare and the English Renaissance
Individual Author
Traditions in Literary Genre
Film and Literature
Theory and Practice of Criticism
Postcolonial Literatures
Global/Diverse Perspectives Courses
Select 4 elective credits in global/diverse perspectives from the following:4
Global Literature and Human Experience
Global Literature and Environmental Justice
Native American Literatures
Writing of Women
Postcolonial Literatures
Language or Writing Courses
Select 4 elective credits in language or writing from the following:4
Foundations in Creative Writing
The Ethnographic Essay
English Language, Historical and Analytical
Business Writing
News Writing
Telling the Story: Feature Writing
Technical Writing
Topics in Writing
Editing and Grammar for Professionals
Linguistics, Literature, or Writing Course
6 additional elective credits from any course with an ENG designation 16
Capstone
ENG 485Senior Literature Capstone1
Total Hours35
1

Except ENG 491 Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing for the Secondary School

Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree.  See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.