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: English majors are required to maintain an ePortfolio that archives their course and other relevant writing which they will deliver in an oral presentation to the faculty during their senior year.


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.


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