Requirements

The English Department offers three Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree programs: English Literature, English Writing, and a Double Major in English Literature and Writing. In addition, two minor programs are offered in English Literature and English Writing.


Bachelor of Arts, Major in English Writing (27 hours)

All of the following:

  • ENWR 310 Introduction to Non-Fiction Writing or ENWR 311 Creative Writing
  • ENWR 317 Expository Writing or ENWR 319 Classical Rhetoric
  • ENLT 413 Shakespeare or ENLT 414 Shakespeare and the Power of Art or ENLT 415 Shakespeare and His World
  • ENWR 495 Senior Writing Project

Two of the following:

  • ENWR 313 Journalism (cross listed with COMM 313)
  • ENWR 315 Literary Nonfiction
  • ENWR 321 Fiction Writing
  • ENWR 323 Poetry Writing
  • ENWR 325 Playwriting (cross listed with THTR 377)
  • ENWR 333 Magazine Writing (cross listed with COMM 333)
  • ENWR 390 Special Topics in Advanced Writing
  • ENWR 397/497 Independent Study

One of the following or any other course designated to fulfill pre-1700 literature:

  • ENLT 378 Medieval Literature
  • ENLT 379 16th/17th-Century British Literature
  • ENLT 411 Chaucer

One of the following or any other course designated to fulfill 18th/19th Century Literature:

  • ENLT 380 18th-Century British Literature
  • ENLT 381 Romantic Movement
  • ENLT 382 Victorian Literature

One of the following or any other course designated to fulfill 20th/21st Century Literature:

  • ENLT 377 American Literature 1945 to Present
  • ENLT 383 20th Century British Literature