Literature Emphasis

English Major

Literature Emphasis - Liberal Arts: 36 Total Credits
Required Courses: 27 cr. hrs.

ENGL 251 Advanced Composition 3 cr.
ENGL 253 Introduction to Literary Studies 3 cr.
ENGL 321 English Language: History and Culture 3 cr.
ENGL 324 Survey of American Lit. I, Origins to 1900 (writing intensive) 3 cr.
ENGL 325 Survey of American Lit. II, 1900-1980 (writing intensive) 3 cr.
ENGL 331 Survey of English Lit. I, to 1800 (writing intensive) 3 cr.
ENGL 332 Survey of English Lit. II, 1800-Present (writing intensive) 3 cr.
ENGL 335 Shakespeare 3 cr.
ENGL 444 Major Authors 3 cr.
A second period course in British literature may replace one of the British survey courses, or a second period course in American literature may replace one of the American survey courses. At least three survey courses must be taken.
Directed Electives: 9 cr. hrs.
Select one genre, sub-genre, or diversity literature course: 3 cr. hrs.

ENGL 202 Literature of Science Fiction 3 cr.
ENGL 203 Literature of the African-American Experience 3 cr.
ENGL 207 Literature of the Asian-American Experience 3 cr.
ENGL 212 The Native American in Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 214 Women in Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 222 Literature of Fantasy 3 cr.
ENGL 226 Detective Fiction 3 cr.
ENGL 230 International Short Fiction (g)
ENGL 231 The Short Story 3 cr.
ENGL 232 Contemporary Drama 3 cr.
ENGL 233 Introduction to Poetry 3 cr.
ENGL 234 Modern Novels 3 cr.
ENGL 235 American Autobiography 3 cr.
ENGL 300 Women and Film 3 cr.
ENGL 307, Ethnic Film, Literature, and Culture 3 cr.
ENGL 343 The Novel and Film Adaptations 3 cr.
ENGL 443 American Ethnic Women Writers 3 cr.
Select one period course, English, American or International 3 cr. hrs.
ENGL 341 European Literature (19th Century) 3 cr.
ENGL 422 Elizabethan & Jacobean Drama
ENGL 423 17th Century Prose & Poetry
ENGL 426 Victorian Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 427 Modern British Literature: 1890-1940 3 cr.
ENGL 428 Modern British Literature: 1940-Present 3 cr.
ENGL 429 American Renaissance 3 cr.
ENGL 430 American Realism 3 cr.
ENGL 431 Modern American Fiction 3 cr.
ENGL 432 Contemporary American Literature 3 cr.
ENGL 441 Twentieth-Century International Literature 3 cr.
Select one English course at the 300/400 level 3 cr. hrs.
Free Elective: 3 cr. hrs.