Friday, January 27, 2012

English Major Requirements, Undergrad


Effective Fall 2015

Literature Concentration
  • ENG 128, 129, 158, 159, 169.
  • One Creative Writing course from ENG 104, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168.
  • One Writing & Rhetoric course from ENG 126, 163, 168, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175.
  • Two English electives. These must be above 100 but may be from any concentration.
  • ENG 190 Senior Thesis in Literature


Creative Writing Concentration
  • ENG 164
  • Four Creative Writing courses from ENG 104, 165, 166, 167, 168.
  • One Writing & Rhetoric course from ENG 126, 163, 168, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175.
  • Three Literature courses from ENG 119, 128, 129, 137, 140, 150, 158, 159, 169, 170, 180, 184, 187, 200+. One of these three must be from 129 or 159 (you could take both).
  • ENG 191 Senior Thesis in Creative Writing.


Writing and Rhetoric Concentration
  • Five Writing & Rhetoric courses from ENG 126, 163, 168, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175. One of these five must be from 171, 172 (you could take both).
  • One Creative Writing course from ENG 104, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168.
  • Three Literature courses from ENG 119, 128, 129, 137, 140, 150, 158, 159, 169, 170, 180, 184, 187, 200+. Two of these must be from ENG 128, 129, 158, 159, 169 (you could take more than two).
  • ENG 192 Senior Thesis in Writing & Rhetoric.


NOTE:  No one course can satisfy two different requirements.




Old requirements, Effective Fall 2012, ENG 101 (Introduction to English Studies) will no longer be required for English majors. However, the undergraduate English major remains a thirty-credit program, which means that English majors still need the three credits of advanced English that used to be satisfied by ENG 101. For those of you who have already taken ENG 101, there will be no changes.

If you have NOT yet completed ENG 101, the new English-major requirements are as follows:

Literature Concentration
  • ENG 128, 129, 158, 159 & 169.
  • One Creative Writing elective from ENG 164, 165, 166, 167 & 168.
  • One Writing & Rhetoric elective from ENG 126, 163, 168, 171, 172, 173, 174 & 175.
  • Two general English electives. (These must be above 100 but may be from any concentration.)
  • ENG 190.


Creative Writing Concentration
  • ENG 164
  • Four Creative Writing electives from ENG 165, 166, 167 & 168. (Please be aware that these may each be taken twice.)
  • One Writing & Rhetoric elective from ENG 126, 163, 168, 171, 172, 173, 174 & 175. (Please be aware that 163, 168, 173, 174 & 175 may each be taken twice.)
  • Three Literature electives from ENG 119, 128, 129, 137, 140, 150, 158, 159, 169, 170, 180, 184, 187 & 200+. (One of these three must be either 129 or 159. Please be aware that 140, 150, 170 & 180 may each be taken twice.)
  • ENG 191.


Writing and Rhetoric Concentration
  • ENG 171 & 172.
  • Three Writing & Rhetoric electives from ENG 126, 163, 168, 173, 174 & 175. (Please be aware that all of these except 126 may be taken twice.)
  • One Creative Writing elective from ENG 164, 165, 166, 167 & 168.
  • Three Literature electives from ENG 119, 128, 129, 137, 140, 150, 158, 159, 169, 170, 180, 184, 187 & 200+.  (Two of these must be from ENG 128, 129, 158, 159 & 169. Please be aware that 140, 150, 170 & 180 may each be taken twice.)
  • ENG 192.


NOTE:  No one course can satisfy two different requirements.

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