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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

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

Course Title Quarter Hours
ENG 101INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE 14
or HON 101 WORLD LITERATURE
ENG 205LITERATURE TO 17004
ENG 206LITERATURE FROM 1700 TO 19004
ENG 207LITERATURE FROM 1900 TO THE PRESENT4
Select one course focused on Race, Ethnicity, and Sexuality (RES) from:4
ENG 236
GRAPHIC NOVELS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
ENG 268
LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
ENG 271
AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 273
GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
ENG 276
LATINX LITERATURE
ENG 285
LGBTQ LITERATURE
ENG 351
POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE
ENG 352
GLOBAL ENGLISH LITERATURE
ENG 353
TOPICS IN GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE
ENG 368
STUDIES IN LITERATURE ACROSS CULTURES
ENG 371
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE
ENG 373
MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE OF THE U.S.
ENG 374
NATIVE LITERATURE
ENG 384
TOPICS IN LATINX LITERATURE
ENG 385
TOPICS IN LGBTQ LITERATURE

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

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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