English Curriculum

Curricular Requirements

CAS Core Requirements

Program Required Courses  
ENG 115 - British Literature I 3
ENG 116 - British Literature II 3
ENG 200 - American Literature  I Writing, Revolution, and Resistance 3
ENG 201 - American Literature II Cultural Diversity and Common Identity 3
ENG 206 - Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism 3

ENG 334 - Methods in Literary and Cultural Criticism

Global Literacy elective 3
Interdisciplinary Literacy elective 3
Major Concentration Courses/English Electives 12
Program Minimum Required Total Credits 36
Elective Courses (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Total Required Credits  120

Note: the department encourages students to learn a foreign language and recognizes up to six credits of foreign-language study toward fulfilling the electives credit requirement for the major.


Students wishing to pursue teacher certification in English can complete a double major with English and Secondary Education OR a major in Secondary Education and a concentration in English.  For more Information, see the Secondary Education catalog page.


Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.