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—ENWR (27 hours)

All of the following:

  • ENWR 202 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 hours; or ENWR 310 Introduction to Non-Fiction Prose 3 hours
  • ENWR 307 Rhetoric 3 hours; or ENWR 317 Expository Writing 3 hours
  • ENLT 413 Shakespeare 3 hours; or ENLT 414 Shakespeare and the Power of Art 3 hours; or ENLT 415 Shakespeare and the World 3 hours 
  • ENWR 495 Senior Writing Project 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • ENWR 255 Magazine Writing (cross listed with COMM 333) 3 hours 
  • ENWR 257 Journalism (cross listed with COMM 313) 3 hours 
  • ENWR 307 Rhetoric 3 hours 
  • ENWR 317 Expository Writing 3 hours 
  • ENWR 315 Literary Nonfiction Workshop 3 hours
  • ENWR 321 Fiction Writing 3 hours 
  • ENWR 323 Poetry Writing 3 hours 
  • ENWR 325 Playwriting (cross listed with THTR 325) 3 hours 
  • ENWR 390 Special Topics in Advanced Writing 3 hours 
  • ENWR 397/497 Independent Study 3 hours

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

  • ENLT 311 Medieval Literature 3 hours 
  • ENLT 314 16th/17th-Century British Literature 3 hours 
  • ENLT 411 Chaucer 3 hours

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

  • ENLT 380 18th-Century British Literature 3 hours 
  • ENLT 381 Romantic Movement 3 hours 
  • ENLT 382 Victorian Literature 3 hours

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

  • ENLT 366 Immigrant Women’s Writing 3 hours 
  • ENLT 377 American Literature 1945 to Present 3 hours 
  • ENLT 383 20th-Century British Literature 3 hours