Requirements for the Literature Concentration (36 semester hours)

Gateway Courses
ENG-240 Methods of Literary Analysis 3
ENG-250 Literary History I 3
ENG-251 Literary History II* 3
Literature I Courses
Two courses from the following:
6
ENG-331 Medieval Literature  
ENG-333 16th-Century Literature  
ENG-335 17th-Century Literature  
ENG-340 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature  
ENG-345 Romantic Literature, 1780–1830  
ENG-411 History of the English Language*  
Literature II Courses
Two courses from the following:
6
ENG-346 Victorian Literature, 1830–1900  
ENG-347 20th-Century British Literature  
ENG-348 Contemporary British Literature  
ENG-351 19th-Century American Literature  
ENG-352 20th-Century American Literature  
ENG-353 Contemporary American Literature  
Genre/Writing Courses
Two courses from the following:
6
ENG-206 Introduction to Creative Writing  
EMG-303 Creative Writing: Poetry  
ENG-304 Creative Writing: Fiction  
ENG-305 Creative Writing: Nonfiction  
ENG-311 Creative Writing: Playwriting  
ENG-315 Topics in Specialized Writing  
ENG-316 Theories of Writing and Tutoring  
ENG-317 Electronic Writer’s Workshop  
ENG-321 Workplace Writing: Business and Professional Contexts  
ENG-322 Workplace Writing: Grant Proposals, Fundraising and Development  
ENG-323 Workplace Writing: Reviewing and Publishing  
ENG-324 Workplace Writing: Online Contexts  
ENG-336 Grammar and Style  
ENG-362 The Novel  
ENG-363 The Drama  
ENG-364 The Poem  
ENG-365 Short Fiction  
ENG-381 Studies in Film Genre  
ENG-384 Film Adaptation  
ENG-405 Advanced Prose Style  
Seminar I Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-425 Seminar in Shakespeare  
ENG-435 Seminar in Milton  
ENG-455 Seminar in Chaucer  
Seminar II Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-441 Seminar in American Literature  
ENG-443 Seminar in Literary Modernism  
ENG-445 Seminar in Black and Multi-Ethnic Literature*  
ENG-447 Global Literature*  
  One additional course at the 300-level or above 3

*Secondary education and English double majors are advised to select ENG-411, ENG- 445, and ENG-447.

 

Requirements for the Writing Concentration (36 semester hours)

Gateway Courses
ENG-206 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
ENG-240 Methods of Literary Analysis 3
ENG-250 Literary History I 3
ENG-251 Literary History II 3
Literature I Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-331 Medieval Literature  
ENG-333 16th-Century Literature  
ENG-335 17th-Century Literature  
ENG-340 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature  
ENG-345 Romantic Literature, 1780–1830  
Literature II Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-346 Victorian Literature, 1830–1900  
ENG-347 20th-Century British Literature  
ENG-348 Contemporary British Literature  
ENG-351 19th-Century American Literature  
ENG-352 20th-Century American Literature  
ENG-353 Contemporary American Literature  
Genre/Seminar Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-362 The Novel  
ENG-363 The Drama  
ENG-364 The Poem  
ENG-365 Short Fiction  
ENG-381 Studies in Film Genre  
ENG-384 Film Adaptation  
ENG-411 History of the English Language*  
ENG-425 Seminar in Shakespeare  
ENG-435 Seminar in Milton  
ENG-441 Seminar in American Literature  
ENG-443 Seminar in Literary Modernism  
ENG-445 Seminar in Black and Multi-Ethnic Literature*  
ENG-447 Global Literature*  
ENG-455 Seminar in Chaucer  
Five courses from any of the following groups: 15
Creative Writing
ENG-303 Creative Writing: Poetry  
ENG-304 Creative Writing: Fiction  
ENG-305 Creative Writing: Nonfiction  
ENG-311 Creative Writing: Playwriting  
ENG-312 Creative Writing: Screenwriting  
ENG-400 Advanced Creative Writing  
Specialized Writing and Rhetoric
ENG-315 Topics in Specialized Writing  
ENG-316 Theories of Writing and Tutoring  
ENG-336 Grammar and Style  
ENG-405 Advanced Prose Style  
Workplace Writing
ENG-317 Electronic Writer’s Workshop  
ENG-321 Workplace Writing: Business and Professional Contexts  
ENG-322 Workplace Writing: Grant Proposals, Fundraising and Development  
ENG-323 Workplace Writing: Reviewing and Publishing  
ENG-324 Workplace Writing: Online Contexts  
ENG-407 Advanced Workplace Writing  
ENG-491 Internship in Writing and Publishing  

*Secondary education and English double majors are advised to select ENG-411, ENG- 445 and ENG-447.

 

Requirements for the Cinema Studies Concentration (36 semester hours)

Gateway Courses
ENG-250 Literary History I 3
ENG-251 Literary History II 3
ENG-284 Language of Film Analysis 3
Literature I Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-331 Medieval Literature  
ENG-333 16th-Century Literature  
ENG-335 17th-Century Literature  
ENG-340 Restoration and 18th-Century Literature  
ENG-345 Romantic Literature, 1780–1830  
ENG-411 History of the English Language  
Literature II Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-346 Victorian Literature, 1830–1900  
ENG-347 20th-Century British Literature  
ENG-348 Contemporary British Literature  
ENG-351 19th-Century American Literature  
ENG-352 20th-Century American Literature  
ENG-353 Contemporary American Literature  
Genre/Writing Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-312 Creative Writing: Screenwriting  
ENG-322 Workplace Writing: Grant Proposals, Fundraising and Development  
ENG-323 Workplace Writing: Reviewing and Publishing  
ENG-336 Grammar and Style  
ENG-362 The Novel  
ENG-363 The Drama  
ENG-365 Short Fiction  
ENG-381 Studies in Film Genre  
ENG-384 Film Adaptation  
Seminar Courses
One course from the following:
3
ENG-425 Seminar in Shakespeare  
ENG-435 Seminar in Milton  
ENG-441 Seminar in American Literature  
ENG-443 Seminar in Literary Modernism  
ENG-445 Seminar in Black and Multi-Ethnic Literature  
ENG-447 Global Literature  
ENG-455 Seminar in Chaucer  
Cinema Studies Courses
Five courses from the following at least three of which must be ENG cinema courses:
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AMS-214 Special Topics in American Studies: The Films of Stanley Kubrick**  
AMS-214 Special Topics in American Studies: New York Film Directors: Allen, Scorsese, Lee**  
AMS-214 Special Topics in American Studies: Steven Speilberg in America**  
AMS-214 Special Topics in American Studies: American Gothic**  
AMS-215 Alfred Hitchcock in America  
COM-291 Documentary Film and Video  
ENG-381 Studies of Film Genre  
ENG-382 Comparative Film Directors  
ENG-383 Global Cinemas  
ENG-384 Film Adaptation  
ENG-484 Seminar in Cinema Studies  
FRE-422 Cultural Expression in French Film and Television  
GER-307 German Literature and Film (knowledge of German language required)  
GLS-310 Ethnographic Film  

LAW-204

Law, Literature, and Film in America Women Lawyers in Film**  
MUS-309 Film Music  
POL-306 Political Film  
PSY-375 Psychology and Film  
SPA-412 Hispanic Theater and Film (knowledge of Spanish language required)  
SPA-426 Latin-American/Latino Film and Fiction  

*Secondary Education and English Cinema Studies double majors are advised to select ENG-411, ENG-445, and ENG-447.

**Special Topics courses that may be approved by the Department of English to fulfill course requirements within the concenration.

 

Note: All declared English majors and minors must take the departmental gateway courses as prerequisites to upper-level major courses. The gateway courses should be taken in the sophomore year. All transfers into the major must take the gateway courses in the first two semesters after their transfer. (Transfer students may take the gateway courses concurrently with upper-level major courses.)

Majors and minors must receive a “C-” or above in each of the gateway courses to continue in the major. Those who receive a “C” or “C-” in any gateway course must meet with the English major advising committee to discuss their academic progress. Majors and minors who receive a “D” or below in any gateway course must repeat the course and meet with the English major advising committee. Gateway courses may be repeated only once in order to achieve a grade of “C-” or above. (The repeated course may be taken concurrently with other major courses.)