Requirements

English Major

Total credits: 34  
Required courses:

  • * ENG 2010, Interpreting Texts, to be taken within the first two semesters of study for the major

  • * Two ENG courses numbered 3000–3999

  • * One advanced writing course

  • * Plus six additional ENG courses, of which two may Core courses cross-listed with ENG and two may be advanced writing courses

Exit requirement:

* ENG 4001 and 4002, Capstone Senior Colloquium and Orals (two consecutive terms, each earning 2 credits) to be taken in the final two semesters of study for the major. (4002 may be taken before 4001.) 

Note:

  • * FYWR 1020/H (or 1010/H) may be taken during the same semester as ENG 2010 but is a pre-requisite for all other ENG courses. It does not count towards the 34 credits.

  • * At least one literature course must focus on the pre-1700 period (Medieval to Early Modern Literature and Culture)

  • * At least one literature course must focus on non-British literature 

To chart your progress towards completion of this major, visit the English Major Review Form

English Minor

Total credits: 18

Required courses:

  • * ENG 2010, Interpreting Texts

  • * Plus five ENG courses, of which one may be an advanced writing course and two may be Core courses cross-listed with ENG. 

Note:

  • * FYWR 1020/H (or 1010/H) may be taken during the same semester as ENG 2010 but is a pre-requisite for all other ENG courses. It does not count towards the 18 credits.

 

To chart your progress towards completion of this major, visit the English Minor Review Form

Media Studies Minor—NEW!

Total credits: 18
Required courses:

  • * ENG 2010, Interpreting Texts

  • * Six additional ENG credits (one approved 1000-level Advanced Writing course and one approved 2000- or 3000-level media-related course)

  • * One approved three-credit course from another discipline

  • * Two additional approved courses (which may be Core courses)

 

For more information, click here and/or contact Professor Rachel Mesch 

Writing Minor

Total credits: 12 
Required courses:

  • * Four advanced writing courses

Note:

  • * FYWR 1020/H (or 1010/H) is a prerequisite for ENG courses.

 

For more information, visit the Writing Minor’s webpages and Review Form.