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English Major Requirements

LITR 150 Introduction to Literary Studies (Required)

3 s.h.

COMP 290 Writing about Literature (Required)

3 s.h.

LITR 250 Approaches to Literature (Required)

3 s.h.

ELIT 270 Shakespeare (Required)

3 s.h.

Four Period Courses, one from each of the following periods (including, but not limited to, survey courses), to include one each from ALIT, ELIT, & WLIT content areas:


Beginnings thru Medieval


Renaissance to 1800 (or U.S. Civil War)


1800 to present

12 s.h.

Multicultural Literature Course (from approved list)

3 s.h.

Three 300-level English electives

9 s.h.

COMP 390 English Capstone (Required)

3 s.h.


Total 39 s.h.

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