English

PRIMARY MAJOR IN ENGLISH
FOR STUDENTS IN THE HONORS PROGRAM
(27 credits)

All students who pass HONS 1101 and HONS1102 receive credit for ENGL 1201 and ENGL 1202

English majors who pass HONS 2105 receive credit for ENGL 2205 Literary Genres and Precedents, which counts for a Thematic/Comparative category Advanced Elective in English

Otherwise, they have to fulfill all the regular requirements for the major.

 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND MAJOR
FOR STUDENTS IN THE HONORS PROGRAM
(24 credits)

All students who pass HONS 1101 and HONS 1102 receive credit for ENGL 1201 and ENGL 1202

Students with English as their SECOND major who pass HONS 1102 fulfill the requirement for one British Literature survey (ENGL 2111 British Literature I OR ENGL 2112 British Literature II, based on whichever one they do NOT take)

Students with English as their SECOND major who pass HONS 2103 fulfill the requirement for one American Literature survey (ENGL 2103 American Literature I OR ENGL 2104 American Literature II based on whichever one they do NOT take)

The remaining requirements for English as a Second Major for Students in the Honors Program (24 credits) are:

Introductory (3 credits)

  • ENGL 2204 Introduction to Literary Study

 Surveys (6 credits)

  • ENGL 2103 American Literature I OR ENGL 2104 American Literature II  AND
  • ENGL 2111 British Literature I OR ENGL 2112 British Literature II

 Advanced Electives (15 credits)

  • Five Advanced Electives (15 credits), one each from the 5 categories below OR
  • ENGL 5011 Senior Seminar (3 credits) AND 4 Advanced Electives (12 credits) from 4 of the 5 categories below:

—American Literature
—Pre-1800 British Literature
—Post-1800 British Literature
—Thematic/Comparative Literature
—Writing/Creative Writing

NOTE: These arrangements were reviewed and approved in Spring 2020 and apply to students who began undergraduate studies in Fall 2019 or later.  If you began undergraduate studies prior to Fall 2019, these arrangements can apply to you, but you would also have the prerogative to progress through a primary or secondary major in English according to the arrangements that existed prior to Fall 2019 (if this is somehow preferable to you).  For details,  click the link below.

Alternative arrangement for students who began undergraduate studies prior to Fall 2019