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Major

Requirements

General Catalogue for English
(13 courses, 39 hours, 9 courses in residence)
Requirements for the departmental major must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

English 2600: Critical Introduction to Literary Forms (prerequisite to ENGL 3600 and courses 5000-5999)

Choose At Least One: (prerequisite to courses 5700-5895 and Advanced Seminars)

English 3701: Literary History I (Pre-1800)
English 3702: Literary History II (Post-1800)
English 3600: Introduction to Critical Theory (prerequisite to courses 5900-5999 and Advanced Seminars)

Choose One: Studies in Form & Genre (requires: ENGL 2600)

English 5000 Studies in Narrative   
English 5010 Studies in Fiction     
English 5020 Studies in Non-Fiction Prose 
English 5030 Studies in Poetry 
English 5040 Studies in Drama 
English 5050 Studies in a Genre 
English 5060 Studies in Rhetoric & Style
English 5080 Studies in Environmental Lit
English 5110 Folklore Genres
English 5210 Film Genres
English 5510 Creative Writing Fiction (prerequisite 3510)
English 5520 Creative Writing Poetry (prerequisite 3520)
English 5530 Creative Writing Non-Fiction (prerequisite 3510)
English 5540 Creative Writing Play Construction (prerequisite 3510)
English 5880 Children's Literature
English 5885 Adolescent Literature

Choose One: Studies in Literary History (requires: ENGL 2600, and one of 3701, 3702 or 3703)

English 5700 Studies in Medieval Lit   
English 5701 Studies in Chaucer   
English 5710 Studies in Renaissance Lit 
English 5711 Studies in Shakespeare 
English 5720 Studies in Restor/18th-C Lit 
English 5721 Studies in Milton   
English 5730 Studies in Early Amer Lit. 
English 5740 Studies in Brit Romanticism 
English 5750 Studies in 19th-C. Amer Lit 
English 5760 Studies in Victorian Lit
English 5770 Studies in 20th-Century Brit Lit
English 5780 Studies in 20th-Century Amer Lit
English 5790 Studies in Modernism
English 5800 Studies in Contemporary Brit/Amer Lit
English 5820 Studies in American Indian Lit
English 5830 Studies in Asian American Lit
English 5840 Studies in African Amer Lit
English 5850 Studies in Chicana/Chicano Lit
English 5895 Studies History of Authorship/Reading 

Choose One: Methods and Theories (requires: ENGL 2600 and 3600)

English 5900 Form and Theory
English 5910 Studies in Crit and Theory
English 5920 Intellectual Movements
English 5930 Theories Race/Ethn./Nation
English 5940 Theories of Gender and Sexuality
English 5950 Theories of Culture
English 5960 Theories of Popular Culture
English 5970 Discourse Analysis
English 5980 Ecocriticism
English 5990 Folklore Methods & Theories

Choose One: Advanced Seminar (requires: ENGL 2600, 3600, and one of 3701, 3702 or 3703)

English 5630 Adv Seminar in British Studies (5600 HONORS)
English 5640 Adv Seminar in American Studies (5610 HONORS)
English 5650 Adv Seminar in Special Topics (5620 HONORS)

Three English department courses any level
Three English department courses 5000-level

When completing the Literary History and Elective requirements of the major, students must choose one course in each of the following periods:

Pre-1800  (Choose from: ENGL 3701, 5700, 5701, 5710, 5720, 5721, 5730, 5711)
Post-1800 (Choose from: ENGL 3702, 3703, 3080, 3760, 3761, 3740, 3750, 3770, 3780, 3790, 5740, 5750, 5760, 5770, 5780, 5790, 5800, 5820, 5830, 5840, 5850, 5860)

Students must complete the language requirement for the BA degree; that is, demonstrate competence in a foreign language at the 2020 level.
Last Updated: 11/8/16