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English Literature and Film Criticism, BA

Degree Requirements

Thirty-nine total English hours required, including core requirements, but excluding EN 101 First Year Writing and EN 300 Advanced College Writing. The Literature and Film Criticism emphasis major’s field program should look as follows:

Core Requirements
EN 105Introduction to English Studies3
EN 301Literary Criticism &Theory3
EN 310English Grammar/Linguistics3
EN 400Senior Seminar (the capstone for literature majors)3
Literature Surveys
Select five of the following:15
British Literature
British Literature Through 1785
British Literature since 1785
American Literature
American Literature through 1865
American Literature since 1865
World Literature
World Literature through 1650
World Literature since 1650
Option A- Literature Track
EN 380Modern Poetry3
or EN 382 Modern Novel
Choose three upper-division EN literature or film classes 19
Option B- Film Criticism Track
EN 240Introduction to Film Studies3
Choose three upper-division EN film classes9
Total Hours51