Academic Calendar

English Major

Total credits required for major – 42 to 60 credits with a minimum of 36 senior-level credits.

A minimum of six credits must be completed at the 400-level.

A minimum of six credits of one language other than English (LOE). The LOE can be taken as part of the Literacy Breadth requirement.

Course ID Course Name Credits
Specific Major Requirements
ENGL 102Analysis and Argument3
ENGL 103Introduction to Literature3
ENGL 391Topics in Literary Theory3
Choose 3 credits from the following:3
Rhetoric and Textual Analysis
Sentence Style and Textual Analysis
The History of the English Language
Choose 9 credits from Literature before 1800 from the following:9
Genesis of English Literary Forms: Old English to late Renaissance
Earlier Medieval English Literature
Later Middle English Literature
Studies in Shakespeare
English Renaissance Literature
Studies in 17th Century English Literature
Augustan Literature
Topics in the Long 18th Century Literature
Early and Later Middle English
Elizabethan/17th Century Literature
Restoration/Eighteenth Century Literature
Choose 3 credits from Canadian Literature from the following:3
Early Canadian Literature
Contemporary Canadian Literature
General Major Requirements
Choose 18 to 36 credits from junior- and senior-level ENGL or CRWR18-36
Total Credits42-60