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English Undergraduate Department 

Category A : Period Courses
ENGL 301 British Medieval Literature 
ENGL 302 Renaissance Literature 
ENGL 303 British Enlightenment Literature 
ENGL 304 British Romantic Literature 
ENGL 305 British Victorian Literature 
ENGL 306 Modern British Literature 
ENGL 307 Contemporary British Literature 
ENGL 315 American Literature to 1820 
ENGL 316 American Literature 1820–1880 
ENGL 317 American Literature 1880–1940 
ENGL 319 American Literature 1940–present 

Category B: Form and Theory of Genre
ENGL 208 Art of the Film 
ENGL 214 The Novel 
ENGL 215 Poetry 
ENGL 216 Short Fiction 
ENGL 217 Drama  
ENGL 332 Advanced Film 
ENGL 335 Essay 
ENGL 337 Myth 
ENGL 338 Oral Literature

Category C: Alternative Literatures
ENGL 225 Introduction to Literature by Women 
ENGL 344 Ethnic American Literature 
ENGL 348 African-American Literature 
ENGL 385 Advanced Women’s Literature 
ENGL 386 Regional Literature in English
ENGL 396 Literature of Emerging Nations

Category D: International Literatures 
ENGL 349 English Bible as Literature 
ENGL 354 Classical Literature in Translation 
ENGL 387 Irish Literature 
ENGL 391 Non-British Medieval Literature 
ENGL 393 Romanticism (European)  
ENGL 394 19th Century European Novel 
ENGL 395 Selected 20th Century European Writers
ENGL 397 Global Literature 
ENGL 398 Global Authors
ENGL 399 Global Genres  

Category E: Major Authors 
ENGL 430 Major British Authors 
ENGL 432 Chaucer 
ENGL 434 Shakespeare 
ENGL 436 Major American Authors 

Category F: Writing, Speech, Linguistics 
ENGL 220 Advanced Composition 
ENGL 221 Creative Writing I 
ENGL 310 Public Speaking 
ENGL 311 Oral Interpretation
ENGL 312 Speech: Persuasion 
ENGL 313 The Rhetorical Tradition 
ENGL 320 Advanced Composition II
ENGL 322 Technical Writing I   
ENGL 325 Creative Writing: Poetry
ENGL 326 Creative Writing: Fiction 
ENGL 329 History of the English Language 
ENGL 330 The Structure of English 
ENGL 333 Psycholinguistics 
ENGL 334 ESL Methods and Materials 
ENGL 336 Language, Gender, and Society 
ENGL 420 Special Writing Applications 
ENGL 422 Technical Writing II 


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Category G
Six additional s.h. from Categories A-F; ENGL 281 or 481 Special Topics; ENGL 482 Independent Study; or six s.h. of ENGL 493 Internship; or:
Advanced Electives in Film:
ENGL 356: Film Theory, ENGL 357: Major Figures in Film, ENGL 460: Topics in Film.
Advanced electives in literature or criticism:
ENGL 401 Advanced Literary Theory & Criticism; ENGL 461 Topics in British Literature; ENGL 462 Topics in American Literature 
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