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English/Literary Studies Major Checklist

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The Literary Studies major requires 12 units of work as detail below
Required Courses (6 units)
RHET 125 Texts, Rhetoric and Media done need

ENGL 240 British Literature

done need
ENGL 250 American Literature done need
ENGL 315 Research Methods and Critical Perspectives done need
ENGL 411 and 412 Seminar (2 units) done need
Additional Requirements (at least 6 units )
(a) One additional course from the following list:
CRWR 215 Introduction to Fiction done need
CRWR 216 Introduction to Poetry done need
ENGL 220 Special Topics done need
ENGL 256 The Art and History of Film (Note:  Film Lab Required) done need
ENGL 260 World Literature done need
(b) Two Early Historical Period Courses, chosen from:
ENGL 330 Chaucer done need
ENGL 332 Shakespeare (Note:  Film Lab Required) done need
ENGL 333 The Literature of Tudor and Stuart England (at Oxford University) done need

ENGL 334 Studies in Medieval Literature

done need
ENGL 335 Studies in Renaissance Literature done need
ENGL 336 Studies in Restoration and 18th Century Literature done need
Or chosen from:
ENGL 301 Special Studies in Language and Literature (with a pre-1800 topic) done need
ENGL 308 Author Studies (with a pre-1800  topic) done need
ENGL 350 Genre Studies (with a pre-1800 topic) done need
(c) Three 300-level or above English electives
ENGL 301 Special Studies in Language and Literature done need
ENGL 302 Southern Literature done need
ENGL 304 Appalachian Literature done need
ENGL 305 Women Writers done need
ENGL 308 Author Studies done need
ENGL 310 Literatures of the African Diaspora done need
ENGL 312 Studies in the Cross-Cultural Imagination done need
ENGL 320 Basic Linguistics done need
ENGL 321 Advanced Grammar and Style done need
ENGL 322 Composition Theory and Practice done need
ENGL 323 The English Language done need
ENGL 337 Studies in Romanticism done need
ENGL 338 Studies in Victorian Literature done need
ENGL 339 Studies in 19th Century American Literature done need
ENGL 350 Genre Studies done need
ENGL 351 Studies in 20th Century Fiction or Poetry done need
ENGL 352 Studies in Contemporary Fiction or Poetry done need
ENGL 354 Studies in Drama done need
ENGL 356 Studies in Film (Note:  Film Lab Required) done need

ENGL 360 Studies in World Literature

done need
ENGL 390 Studies in Literary Criticism done need
ENGL 405-406-407 Independent Study done need
ENGL 416 English Internship done need
ENGL 495-496-497 Honors Project done need

The following may substitute for the 300-level or above electives, as appropriate, and with department chair approval: ENGL 405, 406, 407, 416, 495, 496, or 497. (405, 407, 495 and 497 will count as half credit units)

NOTE: English/Literary Studies majors and minors are encouraged to make ENGL 315 one of their first 300-level courses.