English majors are encouraged to assume responsibility for the direction of their education by developing a course of study based on their goals. From the numerous courses offered, a total of 44 semester hours in English is required.
Requirements for the English Major
|One 200-level literature class (“A” Area of Knowledge)||4|
|ENGL 325||Survey of British Literature I||3|
|ENGL 326||Survey of British Literature II||3|
|ENGL 327||Survey of American Literature||4|
|ENGL 328||The Language of Literary Art||4|
|400-level coursework in writing and literature||26|
|Total Credit Hours||44|
Note: ENGL 450-Independent Study does not count toward the major. ENGL 496-English Honors Thesis may be counted toward the major. Also, the Division of English strongly recommends that English majors complete the intermediate level of a foreign language. Students may count one literature course (300-level or above) taken in a foreign language towards the English major.
English 102, Writing II, is strongly recommended as a foundation course for all English majors.