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English Major and Minor Requirements

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.

One course in foundations courses:

  • True Lies: Introduction to the Literary Imagination

Four courses in period, survey courses

  • British Literature I
  • British Literature II
  • American Literature I
  • American Literature II

One course in global, transnational literature:

  • Global Anglophone Literature
  • Africana Literature
  • Native American Literature
  • Irish Literature and Culture

One course in a major author:

  • Major Authors

Three electives:

  • Literature to Film
  • Literature and Human Rights
  • Modernism/Postmodernism
  • Gender Issues in Literature and Culture
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • History of the English Language
  • Critical Theory
  • *Reading in Depth (2 cr)
  • Additional Global Transnational or Major Authors courses

One seminar course as the Senior Seminar

  • Senior Seminar 

Requirements for a Minor in English

  • True Lies: Introduction to the Literary Imagination
  • Four additional ENG courses (at least two ENG courses at the 300-level or above)