Literary Studies

Major Requirements

A minimum of 10 courses*:

  • Five courses at the 100 or 200 level, to include English 250, and four other introductory courses (one of which may be in creative writing).
  • English 450
  • Five courses at 300 or 400 level, to include English 450, with no more than two courses from any one of the Studies areas:  Advanced Writing (AW), Applied Theory (AT), Author Studies (AS), Genre Studies (GS) or Literary Traditions (LT)

Minor Requirements

The English minor in literary studies requires English 250 (Methods of Critical Analysis); two literature courses at the 200 level; and three literature courses at the 300 or 400 level.

The English minor in creative writing requires English 250, two literature courses at the 200 level; three writing courses, one of which must be from the Studies in Advanced Writing (AW) rubric; and one literature course at the 300 or 400 level