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Bachelor of Arts in English

Major Core Requirements for English Majors

An Introductory Course (4 Units)
Complete the following course:Units
ENGL 201: Literary Analysis: Seminar4

 

Two Surveys of Literature (8 units)
Complete both of the following courses:Units
ENGL 235: Early American & British Literature4
ENGL 236: Later American & British Literature4

 

A Shakespeare Course (4 Units)
Complete one of the following courses:Units
ENGL 339: Introduction to Shakespeare4
ENGL 439: Studies in Shakespeare4

 

A Survey of Literature in a Distinct Ethnic/Cultural Tradition (4 units)
Complete the following course:Units
ENGL 350: Survey in a Distinct Ethnic/Cultural Tradition4

 

A Theory Course (4 Units)
Complete one of the following courses:Units
ENGL 401: Introduction to Modern Critical Theory4
ENGL 402: Introduction to Digital Humanities4
ENGL 403: Contemporary World Literature: Form and Practice4
ENGL 487: Studies in Rhetoric4
ENGL 491: Seminar in Teaching Composition (required for English Education Concentration)4

 

Senior Capstone (4 Units)

Complete one of the following courses: Units ENGL 435: Directed Writing (Creative Writing concentration) 4 ENGL 485: Senior Seminar (Literature concentration) 4 ENGL 496: English Education Capstone Seminar  4


Total units in the major core 28 units

In addition to work in the major core, students are required to do coursework in their concentration, in LiteratureCreative Writing, or English Education