Class 2018 and Beyond
The English major consists of at least 11 four-credit courses and two one-credit workshops.
Two entry-level courses and one workshop are required to begin the major.
Five Foundation Courses at the 300-Level.
- * ENG 200: Sophomore Workshop (This is a two-semester course)
- * ENG 280: Introduction to Literary Studies
- * ENG 285: Introduction to Critical Studies in English
Two of the courses are required and of the remaining three, two of them must cover the time periods before 1900.
Plan of Deep Study
- * ENG 310: Shakespeare (May not be used to satisfy the period requirement.)
- * ENG 375: Seminal Writers in the African American Tradition
- One course in Global and/or Interdisciplinary Studies
- One course in U.S. Literature
- One other course in British Literature
By January 31 of the English major’s junior year, a plan of Deep Study must be submitted to the advisor and the chair of the English Department. Student may choose an area of deep study in Textual or Writing Studies. One of the courses taken to fulfill the plan must be designated as the capstone seminar. At least one of the area of Deep Study courses should be at the 400-level and taken prior to or concurrent with the capstone seminar.
Area of Deep Study(4-5 more courses)
ENG 400: Senior Workshop
- Textual Studies (Literature, Film and Visual Culture, Cultural Studies)
- Writing Studies (Creative, Professional, Technical)
- CAPSTONE SEMINAR COURSE
The final workshop course is offered only in the fall semester.