English Literature and Creative Writing, Double Major, Bachelor of Arts - ENLW

Major Requirements (54 Hours)

Required
ENLT 151Introduction to Literature3
ENWR 202Introduction to Creative Writing3
ENLT 385Critical Theory3
ENLT 495Senior Literature Seminar3
or ENWR 495 Senior Writing Project
Shakespeare Course
Select one of the following:3
Shakespeare
Shakespeare and the Power of Art
Shakespeare and the World
Lower Division Course
Select one of the following:3
Language and Literature
Animals in Literature and Society
Environmental Literature
Literature of Social Justice
Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Greek Literature
Classical Mythology
Sorcery and Damnation
Irish Literature
Arthurian Literature
Shakespeare: Page, Stage, and Screen
Jane Austen
Tolkien and Modern Fantasy
African-American Literature
Native American Literature
William Carlos Williams, the Poet Doctor: Exploring the Intersections Between Poetics and Medicine (Exploring the Intersections Between Poetics and Medicine)
Women of Genius: American Literature in the Suffragette Era (American Literature in the Suffragette Era)
Multiethnic Graphic Narrative
Women in Film
From Fiction to Film
Jane Austen and Film
British Literature: Beowulf to 1800
British Literature: 1800 to Present
Topics in Literature
Workshops
Select two of the following:6
Creative Nonfiction Workshop
Fiction Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Advanced Workshop
Select one of the following:3
Advanced Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop
Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
Upper Division Courses
Select five courses, including at least one course at the 400 level and at least one course in each of the following period and culture areas: 115
Pre-Modern (pre-1500):
Medieval Literature
Chaucer
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Early Modern (1500-1770):
16th/17th-Century British Literature
18th-Century British Novel: Novel Women
18th-Century British Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Restoration and 18th-Century British Drama: Script to Stage
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Modern (1770-1914):
Romantic Movements
Romantic Era Feminism
Victorian Literature
19th-Century British Novel: The Victorian Novel
The Brontes
American Literature to 1865
American Literature 1865 to 1945
19th-Century American Literature
Development of the American Novel
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Emily Dickinson
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Modernist-Postmodern-Contemporary (1914-now):
20th-Century British Literature
20th-Century British Novel
American Literature 1945 to Present
20th-Century American Literature
Immigrant Women’s Writing
Global Anglophone Literature
Contemporary Global Literature
20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Caribbean Women’s Literature
Contemporary American Poetry in Context
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
American Poetry and Poetics
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
American:
American Literature to 1865
American Literature 1865 to 1945
American Literature 1945 to Present
19th-Century American Literature
20th-Century American Literature
Immigrant Women’s Writing
Development of the American Novel
Contemporary American Poetry in Context
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
American Poetry and Poetics
Emily Dickinson
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
British:
Medieval Literature
Chaucer
16th/17th-Century British Literature
18th-Century British Novel: Novel Women
18th-Century British Literature
Romantic Movements
Romantic Era Feminism
Victorian Literature
19th-Century British Novel: The Victorian Novel
The Brontes
20th-Century British Literature
20th-Century British Novel
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Restoration and 18th-Century British Drama: Script to Stage
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Global Anglophone:
Global Anglophone Literature
Contemporary Global Literature
20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Caribbean Women’s Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
Topics in Literature (approved sections)
300-Level Course: 2
History of the Book
History of the English Language
Select three of the following courses not used to satisfy any other requirements:9
Tourist or Traveler: Travel Writing in the New Millennium
Journalism
Topics in Writing
Rhetoric
Creative Nonfiction Workshop
Fiction Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Playwriting
Topics in Writing
Advanced Creative Non-Fiction Workshop
Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop
Advanced Poetry Writing Workshop
Topics in Writing
Select one of the following courses in literature by historically underrepresented groups: 3
African-American Literature
Native American Literature
Multiethnic Graphic Narrative
Immigrant Women’s Writing
Global Anglophone Literature
Contemporary Global Literature
20th-Century and Contemporary African Literature
Postcolonial Women’s Writing
Caribbean Women’s Literature
Gender and Sexuality in Literature
Topics in Literature
Topics in Literature
Select one additional ENLT or ENWR course3
Total Credits54

Advanced Writing Proficiency

Advanced Writing Proficiency in the major is demonstrated by successfully completing the writing required for the Senior Comprehensive (see below).

Senior Comprehensive

The Double Major in English Literature and Creative Writing (ENLW)

Successful completion of either ENLT 495 Senior Literature Seminar or ENWR 495 Senior Writing Project satisfies the Senior Comprehensive requirement.