English Major

Requirements for a Major

36 credits in English (exclusive of EN-101 and EN-102) which must include the following:

Required Courses(15 credits)
EN-210Survey of American Literature I3
or EN-211 Survey of American Literature II
EN-220Survey of English Literature I3
EN-221Survey of English Literature II3
EN-255Methods of Literary Study3
EN-360Shakespeare I3
Electives(21 credits)
Select 21 credits of Electives in English (including a minimum of 12 credits in 300 or 400 level literature courses)21
Total Credits36

Students declaring English as a major must demonstrate a competency in a foreign language at the basic level.

Sample Timetable for Completion of Degree: English

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
LASC First-Year Seminar (FYS)3
EN-101 English Composition I 3
SELECT 1 WL Beginning Language I (TLC)3
LASC LASC Elective (QR)3
LASC LASC Elective (USW)3
 Credits15
Semester Two
EN-102 English Composition II 3
LASC LASC Elective (CON)3
SELECT WL Beginning Language II (GP)3
EN 1XX+ EN Major Elective3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)3
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
EN-220 Survey of English Literature I 3
EN-255 Methods of Literary Study 3
LASC LASC Elective (NSP)4
LASC LASC Elective (HBS)3
LASC LASC Elective (CA)3
 Credits16
Semester Four
EN-221 Survey of English Literature II 3
SELECT General Elective3
EN-1XX+ EN Major Elective3
LASC LASC Elective (ICW)3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
EN-210
Survey of American Literature I
or Survey of American Literature II
3
EN-3XX+ EN Major Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
LASC LASC Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Six
EN-360 Shakespeare I 3
EN-3XX+ EN Major Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
EN-3XX+ EN Major Elective3
EN-3XX+ EN Major Elective3
EN-1XX+ EN Major Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
LASC/EN Capstone3
EN-1XX+ EN Major Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
SELECT General Elective3
 Credits15
 Total Credits121

Students are required to meet with their department advisor to review their upcoming semester academic choices. A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation.