English Test

All English majors are required to complete the following:

Literary Analysis and Critical Theory (3 credits)
Majors are required to take the following course (ideally at the point when they are considering applying for the major):
ENG 301 — Introduction to Literary Analysis and Critical Theory (transfer credit not acceptable)

Literature of the Ancient World (3 credits)
Select One:
LIT 300 — Literature of the Hebrew Bible
LIT 302 — Literature of the New Testament
LIT 3 10 — Mythology
LIT 311 — Norse and Celtic Mythology
LIT 406 — Classical Drama: Greek and Roman
LIT 488 — Seminar in World Lit. (ancient world topic)

British Literature before 1700 other than Shakespeare (3 credits)
Select One:
ENG 325 — English Medieval Literature
ENG 344 — Shakespeare's Contemporaries
ENG 380 — Chaucer
ENG 452 — Renaissance in England
ENG 453 — British Women Writers, 1600-1750
ENG 454 — 17th-Century British Literature
ENG 484 — Milton
ENG 487 — Seminar in British Literature (pre-18th century topic)

Shakespeare (3 credits)
Select One:
ENG 342 — Shakespeare I
ENG 343 — Shakespeare II
ENG 487 — Seminar in British Literature (Shakespearean topic)

British Literature of the 18th or 19th Century (3 credits)
Select One:
ENG 331 — British Novel to 1900
ENG 428 — Victorian Age Literature
ENG 444 — 18th-Century British Literature
ENG 455 — 19th-Century British Literature
ENG 458 — Romantic Poets
ENG 487 — Sem. in British Lit. (18th- or 19th- century topic)

American Literature before 1900 (3 credits)
Select One:
ENG 360 — Early American Writers
ENG 361 — American Renaissance
ENG 362 — American Realism
ENG 486 — Seminar in Amer. Lit. (pre-20th century topic)