English Major in Literature and Language / Bachelor of Arts
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The English Studies Department offers a concentration in Literature and Language that prepares the student for graduate studies in English and for other graduate degrees and for professional work in related disciplines that require enhanced verbal and analytical skills, such as law, library science, management, public relations, and humanities administration or research.
I. Core Courses (31)
A. Required Courses in Literature
B. Required Courses in Language Study and Writing
1. Prerequisite to Linguistics: choose one of the following:
First-Semester Foreign Language choices include, among others, FLAN 10300 First-Year Spanish 1, FLAN 20300 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 1, FLAN 10700 First-Year Arabic 1, FLAN 10900 First-Year Chinese 1, FLAN 11300 First-Year Japanese 1, FLAN 11700 First-Year Polish 1, FLAN 23100 Polish for Heritage Speakers, FLAN 12100 First-Year Russian 1, FLAN 12300 First-Year French 1, FLAN 12500 First-Year Italian 1, FLAN 12700 First-Year German 1 and so forth.
2. Linguistics (required)
3. Advanced Writing Requirement
The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of one of the following:
C. Required Capstone Experiences
II. Elective Options for Exploratory and Advanced Literary Study (12)
A. Literature, Film, or Language course: choose one of the following:
Second-Semester Foreign Language courses include but are not limited to FLAN 10400 First-Year Spanish 2, FLAN 20400 Spanish for Heritage Speakers 2, FLAN 10800 First-Year Arabic 2, FLAN 11200 First-Year Chinese 2, FLAN 11400 First-Year Japanese 2, FLAN 11800 First-Year Polish 2, FLAN 12200 First-Year Russian 2, FLAN 12400 First-Year French 2, FLAN 12600 First-Year Italian 2, FLAN 12800 First-Year German 2, and so forth.
B. Advanced Study course: choose one of the following:
|ENGL-34100||Advanced Study in Early U.S. Literature||
|ENGL-34300||Advanced Study in 19th-Century U.S. Literature||
|ENGL-34500||Advanced Study in Modern and Postmodern U.S. Literature||
|ENGL-35100||Advanced Study in Early British Literature||
|ENGL-35300||Advanced Study in 18th- and 19th-Century British Literature||
|ENGL-35500||Advanced Study in Modern and Postmodern British Literature||
|ENGL-44000||Seminar in U.S. Authors||
|ENGL-45000||Seminar in British Authors||
C. Multicultural Literature: choose one of the following:
D. Additional upper-level course: choose one of the following:
In consultation with their advisors in the Department of English, majors must submit an ePortfolio of writing for review. The ePortfolio represents assignments and projects completed in courses. Students should register to take ENGL 38000 ePortfolio during the final semester before graduation; i.e., the semester in which they plan to graduate. Further information can be obtained from the student’s advisor and the department chair.