With a major in Literature, you have the opportunity to study great works of poetry, fiction and drama on your way to pursuing a variety of possible careers. Our graduates have gone on to become professionals in business, education, entertainment, journalism, law, medicine, publishing, and public relations. If you are interested in a Literature Concentration, explore our course requirements below. These courses invite you to the world of Literature and inform your understanding of literary history, culture, and canon.
For more information, contact:
Director of the Literature Program
Associate Professor of English
You must take at least 15 hours of 300/400 level courses in the major. A minimum grade of C is required in each course.
Critical and Historical Foundations—Britain (6 cr)
Critical and Historical Foundations—US (6 cr)
Shakespeare (3 cr) Choose One:
Diversity (3 cr) Choose One:
Language and Linguistics (3 cr) Choose one:
Bulletin also list ENG-Z 205: Introduction to the English Language
Editing (3 cr) Choose one:
In consultation with your advisor, choose one English course at the 200-level or above from classes outside of Literature.
Capstone Seminar (3 cr.) Choose one:
To help you guide your four year college journey, consult your degree map for a snapshot of classes you will be taking to finish your degree to completion.