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English-Literature, Film, and Culture Option

Current Students:

See the Recommended Academic Plans and Checksheets for more detailed course recommendations and refer to the University Bulletin for course descriptions and more degree requirements.

Prospective Students:

Typical Course Sequence

This is meant to be representative of a typical course sequence for the English-Literature, Film, and Culture bachelor's degree program. Schedules will vary by student, depending on areas of interest.

Semester 1 Credits Semester 2 Credits
Foreign Language I 3 The Graphic Novel (example) 3
Math course 3 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3 Humanities course 3
Arts course
3 Natural Science course 3
First-Year Seminar 1 Foreign Language II 4
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Total Credits 16
Total Credits 15.5

Semester 3 Semester 4
Introduction to Critical Reading 3 Literature and Culture
3
Globality and Literature
3 Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities 3
Math course 3 Literature and Empire (example) 3
Foreign Language III 3 Humanities course
3
Effective Speech 3 Natural Science course w/lab
3-4
Total Credits
16
Total Credits 15-16
Semester 5 Semester 6
Aesthetics 3 Contemporary Literary and Cultural Theory 3
Shakespeare or the English Renaissance
3 Narrative Theory: Film and Literature
3
Intro to Film Studies
3 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Natural Science course
3 The Short Story (example)
3
Other Culture course
3 Elective 3
Total Credits 15 Total Credits 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
Teaching Children's Literature (example)
3 Senior Thesis in English 3
Mapping Identity, Difference, and Place (example) 3 Writing for the Web
3
Arts course
3 Arts course 3
Humanities course 3 Elective 3
Health and Physical Activity 1.5 Social and Behavioral Science course 3
Total Credits
13.5
Total Credits 15



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