B. A., Major in English: 36 Credits

Major Requirements
ENG 201Interpreting Texts3
ENG 202Entering a Professional Dialogue3
ENG 499Senior Project3
Literatures and Histories
Select one of the following:3
American Literature/American Identity
English Literature I: Medieval/Early Renaissance
English Literature II: Late Renaissance/Neo-Classical
English Literature III: Romantic/Victorian
American Literature I: Beginning To Civil War
American Literature II: 1860-1914
English And American Literature: 1914 To The Present
Introduction to Native American Literature
Western Literature of the United States
Literature and the Environment
The Roaring Twenties
Introduction To African Literature
African-American Literature
Literature Of Francophone Africa
The Thirties
Women in Literature
Utopian Literature
Popular Literature
Canadian Literature
Literature, Philosophy, And Economics: Critical Representations Of Commercial Life
Modern British Poetry
Contemporary British Literature
Contemporary American Literature
History Of Literary Criticism
Special Topics in British Literature
Special Topics in American Literature
Special Literary Topics
Cultures and Identities
Select one of the following:3
Mass Media and Modern Culture
American Literature/American Identity
Introduction to Native American Literature
American Literature: Vision And Reality
Introduction To African Literature
African-American Literature
Literature Of Francophone Africa
Women in Literature
Canadian Literature
Introduction to Green Cultural Studies
Writing and Working for Justice
American Prisons: Punish or Reform
Writing and Language
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Composition
Introduction To Creative Writing
Creative Writing: Narrative Forms
Creative Writing: Poetic Forms
Ethics And The Use Of Rhetoric
Mass Media and Modern Culture
The Essay: Critical and Developmental Reading
Explorations in the Essay
Technical And Professional Writing
Composition Theory And Practice
Seminar in Creative Writing
Screenwriting
History of the English Language
Literacy And Community: Reading And Writing Toward Social Change
Literacy And Technology: How Technology Shapes Cultural Literacy
Alternative Discourse in the Academy
Writing and Working for Justice
The Elements of Style: Form and Structure in Writing
Internship
Select three credits from one of the following two areas:3
Authors
Chaucer
Shakespeare
Milton
Studies in Major Authors
Genres
Creative Writing: Narrative Forms
Creative Writing: Poetic Forms
Mass Media and Modern Culture
The Essay: Critical and Developmental Reading
Explorations in the Essay
Technical And Professional Writing
History And Criticism Of Cinema
Utopian Literature
Popular Literature
18th and/or 19th Century British Novel
Modern British Novel
Modern British Poetry
Modern Novel
Modern Drama
Modern Poetry
Satire
Comedy
Modern American Poetry
Seminar in Film Studies
Modern American Drama
19th-Century American Novel
Modern American Novel
Contemporary American Literature
Other Requirements:15
Additional 15 credits from ENG courses numbered 300 or above. Students may not use a single course to satisfy more than one requirement.
Total Credits36

Specializations

As an alternative to the 15 additional credits of ENG courses, students may specialize in one of the following areas of literature by taking 15 credits as listed.

Specialization in American Literature

ENG 350American Literature I: Beginning To Civil War3
ENG 351American Literature II: 1860-19143
ENG 352English And American Literature: 1914 To The Present3
Select one of the following:3
Western Literature of the United States
African-American Literature
Studies in Major Authors
Special Topics in American Literature
Three credits of American Literature (as approved by Advisor/Chair)3
Total Credits15

Specialization in British Literature

ENG 340English Literature I: Medieval/Early Renaissance3
ENG 341English Literature II: Late Renaissance/Neo-Classical3
ENG 342English Literature III: Romantic/Victorian3
Select one of the following:3
Shakespeare
Milton
Studies in Major Authors
Special Topics in British Literature
Three credits of British Literature (as approved by Advisor/Chair)3
Total Credits15

Specialization in Creative Writing

ENG 300Introduction To Creative Writing3
ENG 301Creative Writing: Narrative Forms3
ENG 302Creative Writing: Poetic Forms3
ENG 403Seminar in Creative Writing3
Three additional credits from ENG courses numbered 300 or above3
Total Credits15

Specialization in English Education

ENG 300Introduction To Creative Writing3
ENG 312Mass Media and Modern Culture3
ENG 409Shakespeare3
ENG 421History of the English Language3
Three additional credits of ENG courses numbered 300 or above3
Total Credits15

Specialization in Rhetoric and Composition

Select one of the following:3
Mass Media and Modern Culture
History And Criticism Of Cinema
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Composition
Explorations in the Essay
Technical And Professional Writing
Literacy And Technology: How Technology Shapes Cultural Literacy
Select one of the following:3
Composition Theory And Practice
Literacy And Community: Reading And Writing Toward Social Change
Alternative Discourse in the Academy
Six additional credits from ENG courses numbered 300 or above6
Total Credits15