Department of English

Bachelor of Arts - English: Literature Emphasis

Recommended for students planning to pursue graduate work, professional school, business, writing or publishing.

Degree Requirements - 2012 to present

General Education Core (32-33 credits)
University Requirements (3 credits)
Bachelor of Arts Requirement - Foreign Language (16 credits)
1010 Foreign Language 4
1020 Foreign Language 4
2010 Foreign Language 4
2020 Foreign Language 4
English Core Requirements (6 credits)
ENGL 2400 Introduction to Literary Studies 3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Literature and Theory 3
Required Courses (9 credits)
ENGL 4320 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 4410 Advanced Study of Critical Methods 3
ENGL 4800 Literature Senior Capstone 3
Survey Courses (18 credits minimum)
ENGL 3210 American Literature I 3
ENGL 3220 American Literature II 3
ENGL 3230 British Literature I 3
ENGL 3240 British Literature II 3
ENGL 3250 Continental European Literature I 3
ENGL 3260 Continental European Literature II 3
ENGL 3270 World Literature: Non-Western 3
Literature Electives (9 credits minimum)
ENGL 4110 Literary Genres 3
ENGL 4210 Literary History 3
ENGL 4310 Major Authors 3
ENGL 4510 Topics in Literature 3
Free Electives (27 credits)
Total Credits = 120-121

Degree Requirements - prior to 2012

Core Required Classes
ENGL 2200
or
ENGL 2240
Introduction to Literature and Culture

Introduction to Poetry
3
ENGL 2600 Introduction to Critical Methods 3

These courses are required for English Literature and English Teaching majors and minors as prerequisites to 3000 level and above classes.

Required Courses
Seven 3000 level survey courses
ENGL 4320 Shakespeare 3
ENGL 4410 Advanced Study in Critical Methods 3
Select from the following (at least 9 hours)
ENGL 4110 Literary Genres 3
ENGL 4210 Literary History 3
ENGL 4310 Major Authors 3
ENGL 4510 Topics in Literature 3

Comment: No course for which a grade lower than a C- is received may be counted for any major or minor emphasis in the department.

Requirements effective 4/5/2013.