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Major Requirements

Course Requirements

All English majors must complete the following core courses early in their studies: 

ENG 101/Hon 101, ENG 205, ENG 206, and ENG 207 are prerequisites for many of the 300-level literature courses in the major.

*Honors students who meet the HON 101 requirement through AP Literature credit must take ENG 101 to fulfill the English major core requirement.  Honors students who fulfill the ENG 101 requirement with HON 101 must complete an English course of their choosing to meet the required 20 credit hours in the English major core.

Concentration Requirements

English majors should declare a concentration in Literary Studies or Creative Writing by the time they complete the English core courses.  All further course requirements are listed within the two concentrations.​

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