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English Department

General Information

General Requirements and Advice for majors in all programs:
Students should take English 2200, Foundations of Literary Studies during the freshman or sophomore year. The survey courses, 2310, 2311 and 2316, are recommended for sophomores to provide a background for advanced courses. Students considering Program II (Creative Writing) may wish to take 1280 or 1290 as preparation during their freshman or sophomore year.

English 3890, 3892, 3894, and 3898 may be repeated for credit when the topics are different.

One course from another department, appropriate to the student's course of study, may be counted toward the requirements of any program with permission of the Director of Undergraduate Studies; for Program III, this course may be in addition to the 9 hours already allowed in other departments.

Declaring an English Major:
Complete the Declaration of Major Form and return to Calista Doll, assistant to Director of Undergraduate Studies, at the top of the stairs, next to room 334 on the third floor of Benson Hall, who will assign your advisor and obtain appropriate signatures.

Declaring an English Minor:
Complete the Declaration of Intent to Minor Form, and return to Calista Doll, assistant to Director of Undergraduate Studies, at the top of the stairs, next to room 334 on the third floor of Benson Hall.

See the Undergraduate Catalog for a full description of English Major and Minor requirements.


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