Literature Option

This option is designed for students wishing to specialize in the study of literature as preparation for graduate work or for general education.

Required English Courses

Take all:9
Intro to Literary Studies
Literary Criticism
Seminar: Research Issues

National Literature Courses

Choose four from the following:12
American Literature to 1900
American Literature after 1900
Advanced British Literature I
Advanced British Literature II (Formerly LIT 325)
Advanced British Literature III (Formerly LIT 326)

Six Literature Electives

Any LIT course not counted elsewhere in the LIT option may be used in this category:18
Introduction to Literature
Literature as Popular Culture
Regional Literature
The Environmental Imagination
Great Books
The Bible as Literature
Multicultural Literature
Women and Literature
Literature for Children and Adolescents
Studies in Major Author/s
Studies in Literary Genres
Studies in Literary Topics
Studies in World Literature
Studies in Shakespeare
Undergraduate Research
Independent Study

Writing or Language Course

Choose one from the following 200-400 level Writing or Language courses (excluding WRIT 101W and WRIT 205):3
Introduction to Creative Writing
Intermediate Creative Writing Workshop
Topics in Craft and Genre
Advanced Creative Writing Workshop
Rhetoric and Composition
Intro to Language/Linguistics
Structure and Function of Language
Language and English Education
College Writing II
Intermediate Tech Writing
Advanced Writing
Digital Rhetorics and Multimodal Writing
Science Writing for Popular Non-Fiction
News and Pub Relations Writing
Magazine Editing
Public Rhetorics and Writing
Professional Writing
CORE 2.0 Requirements27-30
Total English credits required:42 (30 of which must be upper division)
Upper-Division credits required:42
Total credits required for graduation:120