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College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English and Linguistics - Undergraduate Degrees


Bachelor of Arts

Majors in English must complete at least 15 credits at the 300 level or above in courses administered by the Department of English and Linguistics. With the exception of ENGL 10301, no 100- or 200-level writing courses will count toward the major. Only courses completed with a grade of C or better will fulfill major requirements. 

Courses Required of All English Majors (18 credits)

  • one course in American literature;
  • one course in British literature before 1700;
  • one course in British literature after 1700;
  • one course in language study;
  • one course in writing

Please see the current issue of the catalog for details.