The Bachelor of Arts degree in English equips students with the critical thinking and writing skills to excel in both graduate study and a variety of careers.
The English major is for students who love to read, discuss and write about great literature. Required courses include two semesters each of English and American literature, one semester of Shakespeare, four period literature courses, one genre literature course, one semester of Literary Criticism and Theory, and one semester of either Creative Writing or Creative Nonfiction. Students complete 36 credit hours of course requirements in addition to the College core curriculum.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin
or the major status sheet
for complete information regarding major requirements.