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English

Requirements for the Major

Literary Studies Track:

ENG 240 Intro to Literary Studies
ENG 250 Writing about Literature
ENG 350 Introduction to Literary Criticism
ENG 601 English Capstone: Advanced Study 1
ENG 602 English Capstone: Advanced Study 2
WRI 210 Intro to Creative and Professional Writing

Plus, two 300-level WRI courses.

Plus, three 400-level ENG courses.

An internship (ENG 590) is recommended.

 

Writing Track:

ENG 240 Intro to Literary Studies
ENG 250 Writing about Literature
ENG 350 Introduction to Literary Criticism
WRI 210 Intro to Creative and Professional Writing
WRI 601 Writing Capstone: Advanced Study 1
WRI 602 Writing Capstone: Advanced Study 2

Plus, three 300-level WRI courses.

Plus, one 400-level WRI course.

Plus, one 400-level ENG course.

An internship (WRI 590) is recommended.

 

English majors may have only one concentration within the discipline. Also, English majors may not minor in Writing.

 

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

 

What can you do with an English degree?

Imagine yourself an editor, educator, a journalist, attorney, lobbyist, business executive, sports information director, publicist, librarian, film executive, or writer.