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English

Requirements for the Major

Literary Studies Track:

ENG 240: Intro to Literary Studies
WRI 210: Intro to Creative and Professional Writing
ENG 250: Writing about Literature
2 Writing 300 Level Courses: Workshops in Creative and Professional Writing
ENG 340: Introduction to Literary Criticism
3 English 400 Level Courses: Seminars/Studies in Context
ENG 601: Capstone Part 1
ENG 602: Capstone Part 2
Internship (ENG 594 or other)

Writing Track:

ENG 240: Intro to Literary Studies
WRI 210: Intro to Creative and Professional Writing
ENG 250: Writing about Literature
3 Writing 300 Level Courses: Workshops in Creative and Professional Writing
ENG 340: Introduction to Literary Criticism
1 English 400 Level Course: Seminars/Studies in Context
1 Writing 400 Level Workshop
ENG 601: Capstone Part 1
ENG 602: Capstone Part 2
Internship (ENG 594 or other)

List of 400 Level Courses:

ENG 401: Drama Criticism
ENG 402: Narrative Theory
ENG 403: Cultural Criticism
ENG 404: Film Criticism
ENG 405: Feminism
ENG 406: Poetics
ENG 407: Autobiography / Biography
ENG 408: Reader Response
ENG 409: Textual Criticism
ENG 410: Art & the Artist
ENG 411: Ecocriticism
ENG 412: Shakespeare & Co
ENG 413: American Landscape
ENG 414: Tragedy
ENG 415: John Irving
ENG 416: Gender in Literature
ENG 417: The Epic
ENG 418: Shakespeare: The History Plays
ENG 419: Shakespeare: The Tragedies
ENG 420: The Victorians
ENG 421: American Fiction Since 1945
ENG 422: Psychoanalysis, Gender, and Culture
ENG 423: Hemingway and Faulkner
ENG 424: Social Drama
ENG 425: Modern American Poets
ENG 426: Medieval Literature
ENG 427: Empire Revisited
ENG 428: Shakespeare
ENG 429: Tragic Vision
ENG 430: Jane Austen
ENG 431: The Brontes
ENG 432: Romancing the Court: Tudor Lit
ENG 433: Visiting with Writers
ENG 434: The Romantics
ENG 435: Women Writers
ENG 436: Children's Literature
ENG 437: Pan American Literature
ENG 438: Traditions
ENG 439: African-American Literature
ENG 440: After Crusoe
ENG 441: Emerson & Thoreau
ENG 442: Whitman & Dickinson
ENG 443: World Fiction
ENG 444: Contemporary Poetry
ENG 445: British Drama
ENG 446: The Empire Writes Back
ENG 447: American Gothic
ENG 448: The Roaring Twenties
ENG 449: Confessions
ENG 450: London Novel
ENG 451: Science Fiction
ENG 452: Modernism
ENG 453: The Short Story
ENG 454: Best Sellers
ENG 455: Keats in Context

 

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