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MAJOR

ENGLISH MAJOR:
A total of 41 hours with grades of "C-" or better, including 20 hours at the 300- or 400- level, is required. Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this major.

Required courses:
EN134 Introduction to English Literature (1)
EN239 Introduction To Literary Analysis  (4)

EN242 American Literature Survey          (4)

EN244G-HU British Literature I               (4)

EN245G-HU British Literature II              (4)

EN331 Shakespeare                               (4)

EN430G-HU Studies In World Literature   (4)

EN495 Senior Seminar                            (4)

Also required for LILA majors (secondary education language arts), and strongly encouraged for middle-school language arts:
ENG406 Introduction to Linguistics: The History and Structure of the English Language (3)

Required: 12 hours from the following. (Majors are encouraged to take all four
survey courses.) Effective Fall 2013, including 8 hours of upper division.
EN131 Writing III: Advanced Writing and Practice (4)

EN232 Varieties of Literature                              (4)
EN233 Literature of Rural Life and the Environment (4)
EN235 Literature for Children and Young Adults     (4)

EN250G-HU Topics in Global Issues                     (4)

EN330 Major Authors or Movements                    (4)

EN334 Literary Studies                                       (4)

EN336 Creative Writing                                      (4)

EN338 Contemporary American Literature            (4)

EN435 Introduction to Linguistics: History and Structure (4)

 

MINOR

ENGLISH MINOR:
A total of 21 hours with grades of "C-" or better, including 12 hours at the 300- or 400- level is required. Courses other than those offered only as pass/no pass may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis for this minor.

Required: EN134 Introduction to English Literature   (1)

EN239 Introduction to Literary Ananlysis                  (4)

Required: 16 hours, including 12 hours upper division.

EN131 Wriritng III: Advanced Writing and Practice     (4)

EN232 Varieties of Literature                                  (4)

EN233 Literature of Rural Life and the Environment    (4)

EN235 Literature for Children and Young Adults         (4)

EN242 American Literature Survey                            (4)

EN244G-HU British Literature I                                  (4)

EN245G-HU British Literature II                                  (4)

EN250G-HU Topics in Global Literature                        (4)

EN330 Major Authors or Movements                           (4)

EN331 Shakespeare                                                 (4)

EN334 Literary Studies                                              (4)

EN336 Creative Writing                                             (4)

EN338 Contemporary American Literature                   (4)

EN43G-HU Studies in World Literature                         (4)

EN435 Introduction to Linguistics: History and Structure (4)

EN495 Senior Seminar                                               (4)

Note: ENG101 may not be counted as part of a major or minor.
An English major may wish to consider minoring in Spanish, to strengthen his/her
general knowledge of languages, literature, and culture. See Spanish for requirements for the minor.