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The Department of English Language & Literature offers the major in English, the major in English with creative writing emphasis, and the minor in English. Students should plan their course of study, in consultation with their faculty advisors, as soon as they have decided upon the major.
To complete the major in English, a student must complete a minimum of 36 credits, at least 24 of which are at the 300 level or above, and the following:
The two senior capstone courses:
To complete the major in English with an emphasis in creative writing, a students must complete a minimum of 36 credits, at least 24 of which are at the 300 level or above, and the following:
A minor in English requires 18 credits, including 120 and at least 9 upper-division credits. The ENGL 220 - 221 sequence is recommended, but not required, for the minor. Minors should be planned in consultation with a departmental advisor and must include one course from each of the following: (1) A genre (319, 324, 326, 327, 328, 329, 331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336, 337, 350, 352, 355, 358, 362 363, 364, 370, 371); (2) A historical period; and (3) a major figure (323, 324, 326, 328, 329, 353).