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English Major/Literature and Language 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 102 - Introduction to Literary Studies (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

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 Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Multicultural Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective   (Cr: 3)
ENG 203 - Early American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 213 - Early British Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 225 - Literary Criticism and Interpretation (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • British Literature Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Multicultural Literature Elective   (Cr: 3)
  • English Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Writing and Rhetoric Electives  (Cr: 6)
  • General Education Electives   (Cr: 6)
  • Elective (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 (Literature and Language) Elective Courses

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

American Literature

Students choose one American Literature elective 

ENG 204 - American Literature: Civil War to Present (Cr: 3)
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 Literature (Cr: 3)

British Literature

Students choose one British Literature elective

ENG 214 - British Literature: 18th Century to Present (Cr: 3)
ENG 260 - Gothic Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 361 - Victorian Secrets: Fear and Hypocrisy in Victorian Literature (Cr: 3)

Multicultural Literature

Students choose two Multicultural Literature electives

ENG 227 - African-American Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 230 - Rebels and Misfits (Cr: 3)
ENG 315 - Women Writers (Cr: 3)
ENG 337 - American Indian Literature (Cr: 3)
ENG 321 - Literary Triumvirates (Cr: 3)
ENG 367 - Eastern Literature and Haiku (Cr: 3)

Writing and Rhetoric

Students choose two Writing and Rhetoric electives

ENG 110 - Introduction to Professional Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 217 - History and Structure of the English Language (Cr: 3)
ENG 218 - Argument Based Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 250 - Proposal and Grant Writing (Cr: 3)
ENG 305 - Writing for Inquiry (Cr: 3)

English Electives

Students may take any two (2) other ENG courses (literature, professional writing, or creative writing based) 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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