Concentration A: Major in Literary Studies

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  • Take All Four Core Courses
    English 120: Introduction to the Major
    English 220: Literature, Identity, Representation
    English 225: Introduction to Language Analysis
    English 320: Practical Criticism*
    *English 320 a pre-requisite for most upper division literature major requirements
  • Take Sixteen Units from the Following Courses, Twelve of Which Must Be Upper-Division Units
    English 230 or 231: Survey of British Literature
    English 240: World Literature
    English 325: History of the English Language
    English 330: Topics in American Literature
    English 342: Topics in Shakespeare
    English 350: Topics in British Literature
    English 360: Topics in Literature/Language
    English 370: Literature of Power and Place
    English 420: Advanced Topics in Critical Theory
    English 465: Multicultural Issues in Language and Literature
    English 480: Special Topics (with a literature topic)
  • Take One of the Following Courses from the Writing Practices Concentration (B)
    English 211: Introduction to Creative Writing
    English 311: Environmental Writing
    English 314: Creative Writing: Nonfiction*
    English 315: Creative Writing: Fiction*
    English 316: Creative Writing: Poetry*
    English 422: Advanced Research Writing
    English 450: Tutoring Developing Writers
    English 460: Literary Editing and Publishing
    English 461: Literary Magazines and Contemporary Audiences
    English 480: Special Topics (with a writing topic)
    *ENGL 211 a pre-requisite
  • Take One of the Following Courses from the Teaching Language Arts Concentration (C)
    English 328: Structure of American English
    English 336: American Ethnic Literature
    English 344: Young Adult Literature
    English 406: Theory of Composition
    English 426: Communication in Writing II
    English 435: Introduction to English as a Second/Foreign Language
    English 436: Integrating Language & Content in English
    • Take One Year of a Language Other Than English Taken at the College Level
    • Take English 490: Senior Portfolio Seminar Capstone Course