Requirements - English Literature and Writing

Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in English Literature and English Writing— ENLW (54 hours)

All of the following (9 hours):

  • ENLT 201 Introduction to Literary Studies 3 hours
  • ENWR 202 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 385 Critical Theory 3 hours
  • ENLT 495 Senior Literature Seminar 3 hours
  • or ENWR 495 Senior Writing Project 3 hours

One lower division (below 300-level) ENLT course (3 hours):

  • ENLT 106W Language and Literature 3.5 hours
  • ENLT 109W Language and Literature 4 hours
  • ENLT 206 Studies in Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 211 Animals in Literature and Society 3 hours
  • ENLT 212 Ecopoetics in the Age of the Anthropocene 3 hours
  • ENLT 213 Environmental Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 216 Literature of Social Justice 3 hours
  • ENLT 217 Contemporary Women’s Fiction 3 hours
  • ENLT 222 Greek Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 223 Classical Mythology 3 hours
  • ENLT 224 Sorcery and Damnation 3 hours
  • ENLT 228 Irish Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 232 Arthurian Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 234 Shakespeare: Page, Stage, and Screen 3 hours
  • ENLT 238 Jane Austen 3 hours
  • ENLT 244 Tolkien and Modern Fantasy 3 hours
  • ENLT 251 African-American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 253 Native American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 255 Women of Genius: American Literature in the Suffragette Era 3 hours
  • ENLT 272 Studies in Multiethnic Graphic Narrative 3 hours
  • ENLT 276 Film Criticism 3 hours
  • ENLT 277 Women in Film 3 hours
  • ENLT 278 From Fiction to Film 3 hours
  • ENLT 279 Jane Austen and Film 3 hours
  • ENLT 281 British Literature: Beowulf to 1800 3 hours
  • ENLT 282 British Literature: 1800 to Present 3 hours

One Shakespeare course (3 hours):

  • ENLT 315 Shakespeare 3 hours
  • ENLT 316 Shakespeare and the Power of Art 3 hours
  • ENLT 415 Shakespeare and the World 3 hours

Two of the following (6 hours):

  • ENWR 320 Literary Nonfiction Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 321 Fiction Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 323 Poetry Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 325 Playwriting (cross listed with THTR 325) 3 hours

One of the following (3 hours):

  • ENWR 421 Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 423 Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop 3 hours

Five upper division courses including at least one course at the 400-level. At least one course in each of the following areas (a single course may count for both a period requirement and a cultural requirement)(15 hours):

Pre-Modern (at least one course)

  • ENLT 310 Studies in English Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 311 Medieval Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 312 Chaucer 3 hours
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 373 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours

Early Modern (at least one course)

  • ENLT 310 Studies in English Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 314 16th/17th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 327 18th-Century British Novel: Novel Women 3 hours
  • ENLT 328 18th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 350 Studies in American Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 373 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • ENLT 431 Restoration and 18th-Century British Drama: Script to Stage 3 hours

Modern (at least one course)

  • ENLT 310 Studies in English Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 330 Romantic Movements 3 hours
  • ENLT 332 Romantic Era Feminism 3 hours
  • ENLT 333 Victorian Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 336 19th-Century British Novel: The Victorian Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 337 The Brontes 3 hours
  • ENLT 346 American Literature to 1865 3 hours
  • ENLT 347 American Literature 1865 to 1945 3 hours
  • ENLT 350 Studies in American Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 351 19th-Century American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 358 Development of the American Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 373 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • ENLT 455 Emily Dickinson 3 hours

Post-Modern to the Present (at least one course)

  • ENLT 340 20th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 343 20th-Century British Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 348 American Literature 1945 to Present 3 hours
  • ENLT 350 Studies in American Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 352 20th-Century American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 354 Immigrant Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 360 Studies in Global Anglophone Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 362 Contemporary Global Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 363 20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 366 Postcolonial Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 367 Caribbean Women’s Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 373 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 375 Modern Poetry 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • ENLT 451 American Poetry and Poetics 3 hours

American (at least one course)

  • ENLT 346 American Literature to 1865 3 hours
  • ENLT 347 American Literature 1865 to 1945 3 hours
  • ENLT 348 American Literature 1945 to Present 3 hours
  • ENLT 350 Studies in American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 351 19th-Century American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 352 20th-Century American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 354 Immigrant Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 358 Development of the American Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 375 Modern Poetry 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • ENLT 451 American Poetry and Poetics 3 hours
  • ENLT 455 Emily Dickinson 3 hours

British (at least one course)

  • ENLT 310 Studies in English Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 311 Medieval Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 312 Chaucer 3 hours
  • ENLT 314 16th/17th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 327 18th-Century British Novel: Novel Women 3 hours
  • ENLT 328 18th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 330 Romantic Movements 3 hours
  • ENLT 332 Romantic Era Feminism 3 hours
  • ENLT 333 Victorian Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 336 19th-Century British Novel: The Victorian Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 337 The Brontes 3 hours
  • ENLT 340 20th-Century British Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 343 20th-Century British Novel 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • ENLT 431 Restoration and 18th-Century British Drama: Script to Stage 3 hours

Global Anglophone (at least one course)

  • ENLT 360 Studies in Global Anglophone Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 362 Contemporary Global Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 363 20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 366 Postcolonial Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 367 Caribbean Women’s Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
  • Courses without period or cultural designation which satisfy the upper division requirement (not a required category)
  • ENLT 303 History of the Book 3 hours
  • ENLT 304 History of the English Language 3 hours

Three of the following not used to satisfy any of the above requirements (9 hours):

  • ENWR 222 Tourist or Traveler: Travel Writing in the New Millennium 3 hours
  • ENWR 223 Travel Writing in Jamaica 3 hours
  • ENWR 255 Magazine Writing (cross listed with COMM 255) 3 hours
  • ENWR 257 Journalism (cross listed with COMM 257) 3 hours
  • ENWR 307 Rhetoric 3 hours
  • ENWR 320 Literary Nonfiction Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 321 Fiction Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 323 Poetry Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 325 Playwriting (cross listed with THTR 325) 3 hours
  • ENWR 390 Special Topics in Advanced Writing 1–3 hours
  • ENWR 421 Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 423 Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop 3 hours

One course in literature by historically underrepresented groups:
(NOTE: This requirement may be met through any course below including any of those which fulfill another major requirements except one used to fulfill the Global Anglophone requirement)

  • ENLT 206 Studies in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 251 African-American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 253 Native American Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 272 Studies in Multiethnic Graphic Narrative 3 hours
  • ENLT 350 Studies in American Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 354 Immigrant Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 360 Studies in Global Anglophone 3 hours
  • ENLT 362 Contemporary Global Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 363 20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 366 Postcolonial Women’s Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 367 Caribbean Women’s Literature 3 hours
  • ENLT 371 Studies in European Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 373 Studies in Comparative Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 387 Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections) 3 hours
  • ENLT 390 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (approved sections) 1–3 hours
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One ENLT or ENWR course (3 hours)