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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Language and Literature Major

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The study of literature trains students in reflective reading, theoretically-based inquiry, critical analysis, and effective verbal and written expression. Students are taught to analyze literary works as representations of literary genres and in historical and cultural contexts as well as to examine literary influence and explore literature through the lens of critical theory. Majors are expected to complete English 302 and English 303 prior to enrolling in other upper division major requirements.

Select two theory or genre courses - Credits: 8

Select four period courses - Credits: 16

Select one Shakespeare course - Credits: 4

Select one major literary figures course - Credits: 4

Select two Comparative/Cultural courses - Credits: 8

One of which must be 330, 331, 332, or 333.

Approved Elective - Credits: 8

Elective credits may be taken from any English literature, language, or film study course at the 300-level. No more than 5 credits of film study may be counted as elective credits in the English Language and Literature Major.

Select 8 credits of English Literature, Language or Film

Total Credits: 70

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