Students must select the Emphasis in Literature or Emphasis in Writing in order to complete the English major. English 200 is a prerequisite for all Core. ENGL 211 Major British Writers I (4) ENGL 212 Major British Writers II (4) ENGL 314 Topics in Shakespeare (3) ENGL 314T Shakespeare: Theory (1) ENGL 371 Survey of American Literature I (4) ENGL 372 Survey of American Literature II (4)
ENGL 496 Literature Capstone Seminar (4)
Students must take seven credits in English elective courses. Of the seven credits, no more than one course may be at the 200-level; one course must be at the 300 or 400-level in British literature, and one course must be at the 300 or 400-level in American literature.
One three credit course in literature written before 1800 and one three credit course written after 1800 are required. Both courses must be at the 300-level or above.