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The English major comprises 40 hours of course work. To fulfill the requirements, you (1) take the departmental core of courses and (2) complete one of the concentrations in literature, creative writing, professional writing, or teaching certification. We also offer a professional writing certificate.
1. The Core Curriculum (15 hours)
|ENGL 260||British Literature: Beowulf to Present|
|ENGL 261||American Literature: Colonial to Present|
European and Neo-European Literature
|ENGL 300||Critical Writing About Literature (Core Skill 2)|
or ENGL 416
Introduction to English Linguistics
*Must have a C or better in these courses to count toward major.
For more information about becoming an English major and/or the professional writing emphasis, contact the English Department.