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English and Writing Curriculum
Choose the major in English in order to explore, express, create and write. The English major will give you the tools to pursue a wide variety of career paths.
All English majors must complete 30 credits hours above the 1000-level. English majors must take a core curriculum of six courses (listed below) for a total of 18 credits. Three additional courses above the 1000-level, or an additional 12 credits, must be taken in order to complete the major. Those wishing to focus on a specific area must fulfill the specific requirements for their chosen concentration.
|ENG 1180||Introduction to Literary Types||3|
Students majoring in any of the concentrations in English must include in their program the six following courses for a total of 18 credits:
|ENG 2010||Major British Writers I||3|
|ENG 2020||Major British Writers II||3|
|ENG 2110||American Literature I||3|
|ENG 2120||American Literature II||3|
|ENG 3980||Capstone Course for English Majors||3|
12 credits at the 2000- or 3000-level, or consult requirements for concentrations, below.
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