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Curry College student reading, representing the American Literature concentrationThe American Literature concentration gives the student a comparative perspective on the important questions and practical considerations that constitute literary studies across a broad spectrum of cultures and viewpoints in America.

Course Requirements and Information

Four courses (12 credits):

ENG 2140 Contemporary American Literature
ENG 2150 African-American Literature
ENG 3110 American Novels
ENG 3800 Special Topics in Literature
(if topic is appropriate to concentration)

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