English, BA

Literature Core
LIT 250Critical Approaches to Literature3
LIT 306Craft and Theory: Prose and Poetry3
Select 3 credits of the following:3
British Authors: Short Course
American Authors: Short Course
World Authors: Short Course
Literature survey courses:
LIT 310Greek Mythology & Literature3
or LIT 423 Shakespeare
LIT 320British Literature Survey: Beginnings to Present3
LIT 330American Literature Survey: Beginning to Contemporary3
Select one Literature Diversity course:3
African American Literature
Sexuality and Gender in Literature
Native American Literature
Womens Literature
Literature Electives
LIT 3XXLIT courses 300 level or above3
Capstone Course
ENG 495Senior Capstone2
Emphasis Areas
Select one emphasis:15
Creative Writing Emphasis
Writing Workshops
Writers Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Fiction Workshop
Advanced Poetry Workshop
Advanced Fiction Workshop
Select one Workshop Elective:
Student Publications
Introduction to Journalism
Screenwriting Workshop
Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
Advanced Journalism
Techniques in Craft
Literature Emphasis
Writing Requirement
Advanced Composition
English Language Requirements
Modern Grammar
Select one of the following: 1
English Course 300 or higher
Any Literature course 300 or higher
Literature Requirements
Select one Genre Course:
Short Story
World Drama
Select one Diversity Literature Course: 2
African American Literature
Sexuality and Gender in Literature
Native American Literature
Womens Literature
Total Credits41

Students may take any 300-400 level course from another discipline as approved by the student's advisor. Recommended are courses in PHIL, HIST, or a foreign language. Please consult with advisor.


Students must choose a different course than your English Core Literature Diversity course.

Restrictions: Total number of credits for sections III and IV combined must be 17 credits. An overall total of 24 credits of ENG or LIT must be at the 300- or 400-level. Note: The University Graduation Requirement is 40 credits at the 300- and 400-level.

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