English B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

30 credits, including: 

ENGS 085Intro to Literary Studies3
ENGS 100Literary Theory3
3 credits in literature produced before 1700, chosen from ENGS 131 to ENGS 140, ENGS 2213
3 credits in literature produced between 1700 and 1900, chosen from ENGS 141 to ENGS 160, ENGS 2413
1 senior seminar, chosen from ENGS 201 to ENGS 281, FTS 271, FTS 272 3
9 credits in ENGS or FTS at the 100-level or above9
6 additional credits in ENGS and/or FTS at any level6
Only courses beginning with ENGS 005 or higher meet the English major requirements.
A maximum of 12 credits in writing courses may count toward the major. Writing courses include ENGS 050, ENGS 051, ENGS 053, ENGS 114, ENGS 115, ENGS 117, ENGS 118, ENGS 119, ENGS 211, FTS 144, and FTS 145.
No more than 9 credits of Film and Television Studies (FTS) may count toward the major.
No more than 6 credits of internships, undergraduate research, independent studies, and/or teaching assistantships may count toward the major. These courses include ENGS 091, ENGS 092, ENGS 191, ENGS 192, ENGS 194, ENGS 197, ENGS 198, ENGS 291, ENGS 294, ENGS 297, ENGS 298, FTS 091, FTS 097, FTS 191, FTS 192, FTS 193, FTS 194, FTS 197, FTS 198, FTS 291, FTS 293, FTS 294, and FTS 298.
A major in English and a minor in Writing may be possible if additional courses are taken to reduce overlap to 1 course and the total number of credits in ENGS does not exceed 45.