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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in English, Literature & Criticism Requirements

The Literature and Criticism concentration emphasizes a historical knowledge of western literary history as well as familiarity with diverse interpretive approaches

Any one or two of the following 300 level courses: 305 Multicultural Literature; 319 Studies in Shakespeare; 380 Special Topics. Any three or four 400 level courses

Pre-major and pre-minor requirements (6 credits): EN 102 and any EN 200 level courses. All requirements must be passed with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.

Major/minor discipline requirements (9 credits):




EN 314

Backgrounds in American Literature 

3 semester hours

EN 315

Backgrounds in British Literature 

3 semester hours

EN 499

Senior Seminar 

3 semester hours

The Senior Seminar or capstone course is for majors only, and will be taken after the student has completed 15 credits in the major and achieved senior standing.