Jan 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

English( B.A.) Literature Concentration

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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

Refer to the English B.A. for list of courses in the following categories or check with your advisor:

  • 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.

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