BA in English: Literature

BA in English: Literature

(MINIMUM 42 CREDITS)

Completion of this concentration prepares one for a career as a book editor, copywriter, public relations staffer, paralegal, or personnel staffer. Continued study may include the pursuit of advanced degrees in business administration or public administration, or a master’s and doctorate in communications, English literature, or law. Course requirements for completion follow. Course codes with asterisks (*) have prerequisite or corequisite courses. These prerequisites and corequisites are listed with the course descriptions that follow.

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGL 213* Introduction to the Study of Literature 3
ENGL 412* Capstone Seminar 3
  Redstricted electives: Select a minimum of six credits in British and six credits in American literature courses. One British literature course must cover a period before 1789 and one course must be a survey. One American course must cover a period before 1900 and one must be a survey.  
ENGL 333* British Literature through the Early Renaissance (to 1603) 3
ENGL 334* British Literature: late Renaissance through Enlightenment (1603-1785) 3
ENGL 335* British Literature: Romantic and Victorian Literature (1785-1901) 3
ENGL 336* Modern & Contemporary British Literature (1901 to the present) 3
ENGL 337* American Literature through the Romantic Period (to 1865) 3
ENGL 338* American Literature: realism to the Modern Age (1865-1929) 3
ENGL 339* Modern & Contemporary American Literature (1929-present) 3
  Restricted electives: Select a minimum of three credits from the following courses.  
ENGL 341* History of the English Language 3
ENGL 343* Linguistics: Language, Culture & Communications 3
ENGL 359* Grammar & Usage 3
  Restricted electives: Select a minimum of six credits from the following international literature courses, in consultation with advisor.  
ENGL 211* Asian Literature 3
ENGL 214*.1 Science Fiction 3
ENGL 218*.1 Short Story 3
ENGL 226*.1 Women in Literature 3
ENGL 230* Drama of Greece & Rome 3
ENGL 303*.1 Development of the Novel 3
ENGL 308* Satire 3
ENGL 309* Epic 3
ENGL 311*.1 The Short Novel 3
ENGL 318* Postcolonial Literature 3
ENGL 320*.1 Adolescent in Literature 3
ENGL 323* World Poetry of the 20th Century 3
ENGL 324* Irish Literature 3
ENGL 329* Contemporary World Literature 3
ENGL 351* African & Caribbean Women Writers 3
ENGL 406* Mythological Themes in Literature 3
ENGL 420* Major Cultural Conflicts in Literature 3
  Restricted electives: Select a minimum of three credits from the followig courses in the literature of race, gender, or sexuality, in consultation with an advisor.  
ENGL 205* Lesbian & Gay Literature 3
ENGL 211* Asian Literature 3
ENGL 214*.1 Science Fiction 3
ENGL 215* Multicultural U.S. Literature 3
ENGL 218*.1 Short Story 3
ENGL 226* Women in Literature 3
ENGL 320*.1 Adolescent in Literature 3
ENGL 420* Major Cultural Conflicts in Literature 3
  Restricted electives: Select a minimum of three credits from the following Shakespeare courses.  
ENGL 331* Shakespeare: Early Works 3
ENGL 332* Shakespeare: Later Works 3
 

Restricted electives: Select a minimum of nine Literature Course credits to achieve a minimum of 42 total credits.

Note: 1, Selected sections of this course may fulfill this requirement. Check with a faculty advisor

 
     
     

 

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