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General Education: 42 Credits
Major: 36 Credits
Elective Credits: 42 Credits

Requirements for a B.A. in English and world literatures

  • Requirements for Literature Concentration

    Required EWL Core Courses (9)
    EWL 112 World Literature in Context 3
    EWL 120 Themes in World Literature 3
    EWL 207 Literary Analysis 3
       
    Literature Concentration Core Courses (6)
    EWL 302 Literary Research and Theory Seminar 3
    EWL 490 Senior Seminar 3
        
    Language Studies (6)
    Students fulfill the Language Studies requirements by taking a foreign language at the appropriate level given previous study  
       
    Perspectives Courses (21)
    Historical Perspectives (200 level courses)  6
    Thematic/Generic Perspectives (300 level courses)  6
    Advanced Perspectives (400 level courses)  3
    Elective Courses (Any two EWL or CRW course)  6
  • Requirements for Creative Writing Concentration

    Required Core Courses (9)
    EWL 112 World Literature in Context 3
    EWL 120 Themes in World Literature 3
    EWL 207 Literary Analysis 3
       
    Creative Writing Concentration Core Courses (18)
    CRW 201 Introduction to Creative Writing I 3
    CRW 205 Introduction to Creative Writing II 3
    EWL 210 History of the English Language 3
    CRW 310 Literary Magazine 3
    CRW 346 Intermediate Creative Writing 3
    CRW 490 Senior Seminar in Creative Writing 3
       
    Special Topics Courses (must take the class twice, different topics) (6)
    CRW 391 Special Topics in Creative Writing  
       
    Workshops in Creative Writing (must take two classes)  (6)
    CRW 441 Workshop in Writing Poetry 3
    CRW 442 Workshop in Writing Fiction 3
    or CRW 443 Workshop in Writing Creative Nonfiction 3
       
    Literature Elective  (3) 
    Any three-credit EWL elective at the 300- or 400-level  
       
  • Requirements for Literature and Media Concentration

    Required EWL Core Courses (9)
    EWL 112 World Literature in Context 3
    EWL 120 Themes in World Literature 3
    EWL 207 Literary Analysis 3
       

    Literature and Media Required Core Courses

    (6)

    EWL 302 Literary Research and Theory Seminar

    3

    EWL 402 Senior Seminar

    3
       

    Required COMM Courses

    (12)
    COMM 131 Introduction to Cinema Studies 3
    COMM 227 Styles and Genres in Cinema and Television 3
    COMM 230 Cultural History of Media 3
    COMM 312 Digital Cultures 3
       

    Choose three (3) of the following EWL Courses

    (9)

    AIP 315 Spain in the 1980s and the Films of Almodovar

    3
    EWL 304 Inside Modernism 3
    EWL 305 The Spanish Inquisition in Literature and Film 3
    EWL 307 The Visual Memoir 3
    EWL 308 Trauma in Literature and Film 3
    EWL 327 Literature and Film of the Global Portuguese Empire 3
    EWL 333 Literature and the Visual Arts 3
    EWL 345 Shakespeare and Film 3
    EWL 350 Special Topics in Film and Literature 3
    FREN 315 French and Francophone Cinema 3
       

    Choose one (1) of the following COMM/JOUR Courses

    (3)

    COMM 305 Race, Class and Gender in Media

    3

    COMM 320 American Television

    3
    JOUR 225 Journalism in the 21st Century 3
    JOUR 310 Arts and Media Reporting and Criticism 3
       

    One (1) additional elective from either EWL or COMM at the 200-level or above

    (3)