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English Major/Literary Studies Concentration (B.A.)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits: 125

 

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Foreign Language  (Cr: 6)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
  • English Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 101 - College Writing Seminar (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement  ENG 102 - Introduction to Literature (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
LST 100 - Seminar in Academic Inquiry (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32-33

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Global Issues General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3-4)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • American Literature Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
ENG 203 - American Literature I (Cr: 3)
ENG 204 - American Literature II (Cr: 3)
ENG 218 - Argument Based Writing (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement ENG 225 - Literary Criticism and Interpretation (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • British Literature Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • Multicultural Literature Requirement   (Cr: 3)
  • English Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
  • Electives  (Cr: 3)
ENG 213 - British Literature I (Cr: 3)
ENG 214 - British Literature II (Cr: 3)
ENG 365 - Shakespeare (Cr: 3)
ENG 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)
LST 302 - Methods of Inquiry in the Humanities (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Writing Designated Requirement 

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
    (above the 100 level)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)
ENG 313 - World Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
ENG 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
ENG 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)

English Major (Literary Studies) Requirements

At least two of the five courses used to fulfill the requirements below must be at or above the 300  level.


To meet the English major's requirements in American Literature, British Literature, and Multicultural Literature, students must choose one course from each of the following lists.

American Literature

ENG 216 - Beat Generation (Cr: 3)
ENG 220 - American Short Story Cycles (Cr: 3)
ENG 226 - Early American History and Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 240 - Boston in Literature and Film (Cr: 3)
ENG 310 - Modern American Poetry (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian Experience: An Introduction to the Literature (Cr: 3)

British Literature

ENG 260 - Gothic Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 361 - Victorian Secrets: Fear and Hypocrisy in Victorian Literature (Cr: 3)

Multicultural Literature

ENG 227 - African-American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 230 - Rebels and Misfits (Cr: 3)
ENG 315 - Women and Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian Experience: An Introduction to the Literature (Cr: 3)

English Electives

Students may take any two (2) other ENG courses (literature-based or creative writing) to fulfill the requirement, provided they are not also used to fulfill other major requirements or the General Education requirements.

Learning Outcomes

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