Jul 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English Literature Concentration

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Descriptions

Program: English Literature Concentration
Department of English and Linguistics  
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 145 ~ 260-481-6841

Program Requirements:

  • A grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the concentration and an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher.
  • If you plan to work toward advanced degrees (M.A., Ph.D.) in English, the department recommends additional period or major-author courses and the study of a second international language.
  • If you are a pre-law student, the department recommends taking upper level writing courses.

To earn the B.A. in English with a concentration in Literature, students must fulfill the General Requirements and English core requirements outlined in the Program Description of the English B.A.  in this catalog, and the following concentration requirements:

Literature Core: Credits 15

  • One additional course in American Literature:  Credits 3 
  • One additional course in British Literature before 1700:  Credits 3 
  • One additional course in British Literature after 1700:  Credits 3 
  • Two additional courses in the following areas:  Credits 6
    • Classics
    • Comparative Literature
    • English
    • Film
    • Folklore

Concentration Total Credits: 15

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Descriptions