The undergraduate Literature program is designed to familiarize students with many
areas of English, American, and European literature. The Literature curriculum offers
a full range of approaches, from the study of historical periods and genres to the
most recent developments in literary criticism and theory.
In addition to the English Major requirements and electives, Literature majors must
choose 12 hours of Literature courses: ENGL 3100-3119 (only in literature), 3211-3215,
3221-3224, 3325-3401, 3404, 3701, 4001 (only in literature), 4230-4472, 4711.
Typically students take 6 hours of 3000-level Literature and 6 hours of 4000-level
Neither ENGL 4900 or 4996 can be counted toward the Literature concentration total
No more than 3 hours of African American Literature courses (ENGL 3325, 3326, 4372, 4373, 4374) may be applied to the Literature concentration.